An Eastern Roman limestone female head
Lot 170
A Roman limestone female head
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,100 - 8,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman limestone female head
Eastern Empire, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
With deeply set eyes gazing slightly down to the left, the pupils drilled, with a broad flat nose and shapely lips, her wavy hair parted centrally and dressed beneath her himation, the head flat-backed probably from a relief, 10in (25.5cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Bonhams London, 26 Oct 2007, lot 192.
    UK private collection, acquired circa 1957.
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