A Roman marble head of a young woman Circa 2nd century A.D.
Lot 86
A Roman marble head of a young woman
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman A Roman marble head of a young woman
Lot Details
A Roman marble head of a young woman
circa 2nd century A.D.
The hair drawn into a plait at the top of the head and falling in waves to either side of the face, with deeply drilled locks on the left side, carved with almond shaped eyes, the parted lips drilled at either corner, the nose, upper lip and part of the chin restored 19cm high (7" high), 27.5cm high (10" high overall)

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  • Provenance:
    Almost certainly acquired by the family before 1900
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