A Roman marble female head, circa 1st Century A.D. - CAN USE BIO IN FOOTNOTES
Lot 102
A Roman marble female head
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 40,126) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Roman marble female head
Circa 1st Century A.D.
After a Hellenistic original, probably a goddess, her head inclined to her left, the hair centrally-parted and tied in loose waves at the base of her neck, her mouth slightly open with the teeth showing, 7¾in (19.5cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Cecil Erskine Collection, Dublin, acquired in the 1950s-60s, thence by descent.
    Cecil Erskine (1912–2006) was Professor of Anatomy at Trinity College, Dublin from 1947 to 1984. He had lifelong interests in art and photography and was an avid collector of modern sculpture and paintings, Asian Art, and Antiquities.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Contacts
  1. Antiquities (UK)
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8333
  2. Madeleine Perridge
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8226
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283
Similar Items