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A Marble Head of the Athena Vescovali, Roman Imperial, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
125,000175,000
LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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A Marble Head of the Athena Vescovali, Roman Imperial, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
125,000175,000
LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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A Marble Head of the Athena Vescovali, Roman Imperial, circa 1st Century A.D.
after a Greek prototype of the 4th Century B.C., turned to her left, her face with bow-shaped lips, straight nose, and almond-shaped eyes, her centrally parted wavy hair swept over the ears, falling over the nape of the neck, and surmounted by a Corinthian helmet.
Height 9 3/4 in. 24.8 cm.
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Provenance

Colonel Norman R. Colville (1892-1976 or 1893-1974), Penheale Manor, Egloskerry, Cornwall, acquired in the 1940s/1960s, most likely from K.J. Hewett, London
private collection (Christie's, London, April 25th, 2001, no. 267, illus.)

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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New York