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A Roman Marble Head of a Muse, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
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A Roman Marble Head of a Muse, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Head of a Muse, circa 2nd Century A.D.
turned slightly to her right, her face with almond-shaped eyes, her wavy hair parted in the center, tied in a chignon at the back, and surmounted by a laurel wreath; no restorations.
Height 19 cm.
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Provenance

Léon Rodriguez-Ely (1924-1973), Marseille, acquired in the 1950s (Christie's, Paris, May 6th, 2015, no. 40, illus.)

Catalogue Note

For the rendering of the facial features see a head of Isis sold at Sotheby’s, New York, June 6th, 2006, no. 30.

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