A Cypriot limestone votive head of a youth
Lot 10
A Cypriot limestone votive head of a youth
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Cypriot limestone votive head of a youth
Lot Details
A Cypriot limestone votive head of a youth
Hellenistic Period, circa 3rd Century B.C.
With short wavy hair adorned with a laurel wreath, the oval face with almond-shaped eyes and detailed eyelids, the lips curved upwards in a serene smile, 7in (18cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Lord and Lady Mowbray and Stourton (1923-2006) Collection, Yorkshire, acquired at the end of the 19th Century, thence by descent.
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