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Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 606

Roman Marble Male Head, c Late 2nd-Early 3rd C. A.D.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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$100 $25
$500 $50
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$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from a Private Collection, Savannah, GA


Roman Marble Male Head, c. Late 2nd - Early 3rd C. A.D., depicted beardless, turned slightly to his right, his deeply-drilled hair upswept with prominent anastole (cowlick), likely from a relief, perhaps a sarcophagus, mounted on a metal stand.

Provenance: The Estate of Neil F. Phillips, Esq., Q.C., Christie's, New York, 18 December 1997, lot 290. Christie's, New York, Dec. 6, 2007, lot 182, $5,250.

Measurements: Height: of head 7 in. x Width: 5 1/2 in. x Depth: 5 in.


Weathered and worn, surface dirt.

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