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A Hellenistic Marble Torso of the Capitoline Aphrodite, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.

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Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A Hellenistic Marble Torso of the Capitoline Aphrodite, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.

A Hellenistic Marble Torso of the Capitoline Aphrodite, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

75,600

GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A Hellenistic Marble Torso of the Capitoline Aphrodite

circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.


standing with the weight on her left leg, her upper body bent slightly forward, her head formerly turned to her right; no restorations.

Height 22.5 cm.

Fragmentary as shown, but very good. Polish mostly preserved. Remains of incrustation between legs in front and in back. Both legs drilled for mounting on a polished grayish stone rectangular base.


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Carl Leonhard Burckhardt (b. 1902, Basel, d. 1965, Alexandria)
thence by descent