A Roman Marble Figure of a Woman or Goddess, 2nd half of the 2nd Century A.D.
standing with the weight on her left leg, and wearing a chiton and himation falling over her left shoulder and lower body, the head (not belonging) probably of a young Dionysos, with centrally parted hair bound in a fillet passing over the forehead and surmounted by a wreath of ivy leaves and berries; neck, right shoulder, right arm, and left lower arm restored.
Total height 101.5 cm.; height without plinth 98 cm.
European private collection, circa 18th Century (based on restoration techniques)
Commandant Paul Louis Weiller (1893-1993)
Christie's, Paris, June 19th, 2018, no. 124, illus. (as "Italie, XVIIIe siecle, Vestale")