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LOT 0354

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 5,000
EUR (€) 3,560 - 5,930
USD ($) 3,880 - 6,460

ROMAN MARBLE KOUROS TYPE HEAD
4TH CENTURY AD
11" (6 kg, 28cm including stand).

A carved late Roman copy of a Greek kouros bust with broad nose and lentoid eyes, hair in curls to the brow and falling straight to the shoulders from behind the ears; mounted on a custom-made stand.

PROVENANCE:
From an important North London collection formed before 1980.

LITERATURE:
Cf. similar figures published in Richter, G.M.A. Korai: Archaic Greek Maidens, London, 1968 figs. 289, 301.

CONDITION