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A Large Cycladic Marble Figure of a Goddess, Attributed to the Rodgers Sculptor, Early Bronze Age II, circa 2500-2400 B.C.
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A Large Cycladic Marble Figure of a Goddess, Attributed to the Rodgers Sculptor, Early Bronze Age II, circa 2500-2400 B.C.
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 332,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Large Cycladic Marble Figure of a Goddess, Attributed to the Rodgers Sculptor, Early Bronze Age II, circa 2500-2400 B.C.
Lying with her arms folded beneath her breasts, with stout neck, lyre-shaped head, aquiline nose, and high straight forehead, the paint ghost of the left eye visible.
Height 16 1/4 in. 41.3 cm.
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Provenance

Mathias Komor, New York [E.810], November 28th, 1975

Exhibited

"Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections," Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, November 10th, 1987 - January 10th, 1988, Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, Texas, March 5th - May 15th, 1988, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California, June 25th - September 25th, 1988

Literature

Pat Getz-Preziosi, Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections, exhibition catalogue, Richmond, Virginia, 1987, pp. 200-210, no. 52
Pat Getz-Gentle, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture, Madison, Wisconsin, 2001, pp. 80 and 159 (The Rodgers Sculptor [1]), pl. 68a

Catalogue Note

For two other figures also attributed to the Rodgers Sculptor by Pat Getz-Gentle see Christie's, New York, December 15th, 1992, no. 6 (P. Getz-Gentle, op. cit, 2001, pl. 68b; Harmon & Stern, Cycladic Masterpieces, Harmon Fine Arts, Inc., New York, 2004, p. 41, no. 166), and Nicholas P. Goulandris Museum-Foundation of Cycladic Art 282 (C. Renfrew, The Cycladic Spirit: Masterpieces from the Nicholas P. Goulandris Collection, New York, 1991, pl. 57, and P. Getz-Gentle, op. cit., pl. 68c).

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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New York