A Roman marble sarcophagus relief fragment

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Lot 131
A Roman marble sarcophagus relief fragment

£ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,000 - 8,400
A Roman marble sarcophagus relief fragment
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Depicting two draped figures, a youth on the left wearing a tunic with low overfold, the folds of a himation at his left shoulder, holding a mirror (?) with rosette decoration in his left hand, the female figure on the right wearing a diaphanous chiton falling to reveal her left shoulder, both with drilled detailing of the hair, 13¾ (35cm) x 13in (33cm), mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Joseph Altounian Collection, France, circa 1920s.

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