A Roman marble head of a youth, Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Lot 87
A Roman marble head of a youth
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth A Roman marble head of a youth
Lot Details
A Roman marble head of a youth
circa 2nd Century A.D.
Possibly a Maenad, carved with wavy hair, rounded plump features and large heavy lidded eyes, the lips parted in a smile and the base of the neck pierced for mounting,
15cm high (6" high), 25.5cm high (10" high overall).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Almost certainly acquired by the family before 1900
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