A Hellenistic marble statue of Aphrodite
Lot 103
A Hellenistic marble statue of Aphrodite
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 9,300 - 12,000

Lot Details
A Hellenistic marble statue of Aphrodite
Circa 2nd-1st Century B.C.
The goddess depicted standing with her weight on the right leg, her left leg relaxed, her torso curving into an s-shape, with drapery swathed around her lower half and drawn up behind her back to hang over her left shoulder and arm, 9½in (24.1cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    French private collection, acquired circa 1940.

    Literature:
    Close to the Pontia-Euploia type: Cf. C.C. Vermuele and A. Brauer Stone Sculptures, The Greek, Roman and Etruscan Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 1990, pp. 50-51, no. 34.
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