A Roman marble head of a youth
Lot 72
A Roman marble head of a youth
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,448) inc. premium
Auction Details
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, 6in (15cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Hensol Collection, Mossdale, Castle Douglas, Scotland. Thought to have been acquired in the 19th Century.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
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