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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Figure of a Woman or Goddess, circa 2nd Century A.D.

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

A Fragmentary Roman Marble Figure of a Woman or Goddess, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Fragmentary Roman Marble Figure of a Woman or Goddess, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lot sold:

4,410

GBP

A Fragmentary Roman Marble Figure of a Woman or Goddess

circa 2nd Century A.D.


perhaps Isis, standing with the left foot slightly advanced, wearing sandals, chiton and himation; no restorations.

Height 49 cm.

As shown. 

Losses, chips, abrasions, and scratches overall. 

Marble block bisected by broad grayish vein extending from side to side.


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American private collection, acquired in the 1980s/1990s
acquired on the American art market in 2016
Both the stance and folds of the himation suggest an Archaistic statue. For such statues in general see M. Fullerton, The Archaistic Style in Roman Statuary, 1990.