A Roman marble Hekateion
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The three young female figures each representing different aspects of the goddess Hekate, shown standing against a central column, two of the figures hold long torches resting on their busts, the third figure holds a patera, each figure of the goddess wears a polos typical of the archaising type, 21¼in (54cm) high
- Please note that the provenance for this lot should read:
UK private collection. Purchased at Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, circa 1992.
Sotheby's London, 4 December 1978, lot 207.