A Roman marble figure of a goddess
Lot 285*W
A Roman marble figure of a goddess
Sold for £132,000 (US$ 221,657) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Roman marble figure of a goddess
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Over life-size, standing turning slightly to the right, with the weight on the right leg, the left relaxed and bent at the knee, wearing a full-length chiton pinned at the right shoulder, a himation over the top, with the folds slung over her left arm and shoulder to hang alongside her left leg, wearing sandals, the head a later addition, her hair centrally-parted and drawn back into a chignon, wearing a stephane, 60in (153cm) high, set into a square marble base, accompanied by a stone plinth

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property from the Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue.
    Accompanied by a copy of a photograph of the figure in situ in the garden of the Donohue residence.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the measurements in the catalogue are incorrect and should read 81in (206cm) high, including the base.
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