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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF APHRODITE ANADYOMENE
c. 1ST – 2ND CENTURY AD
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 HKD
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3031

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF APHRODITE ANADYOMENE
c. 1ST – 2ND CENTURY AD
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF APHRODITE ANADYOMENE
c. 1ST – 2ND CENTURY AD
the goddess of beauty depicted with an idealised face with a gentle expression, her downcast eyes with heavy eyelids, above a straight nose and bow-shaped lips, her hand reaching up to the sides and wringing her centrally parted curly hair from the sea foam, all raised on a black and white marble stand
18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in.
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Provenance

A French private collection, acquired in the 1950s.
Sotheby's New York, 7th June 2012, lot 72.

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