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Fine European Works of Art & Clocks

 
Lot 2
 

A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER HEAD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. - 1ST CENTURY A.D.

A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER HEAD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. - 1ST CENTURY A.D. the narrow, spade-shaped face with incised brows, the convex eyes with thin lids, with a long triangular nose and a small mouth, the chin prominent, the back of the head and neck roughly finished, likely once set in a niche, set on a metal stand, the head 19cm high, 24cm high in total

Provenance:

Auction Comparable: Chrisite's, New York, 9th December 2008, Antiquities Sale, Lot 55, A head of the same period with very similar stylised features

Sold for £2,750

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