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ROMAN MARBLE HEAD MATRONA
ROMAN MARBLE HEAD MATRONA
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Ca. AD 100 AD A lovely Augustan period marble head of a a powerful woman / matrona, possibly Livia, with heavily lidded almond-shaped eyes, a straight nose, fleshy cheeks, and a closed mouth with full, heart-shaped lips. Her hair, with meticulously incised locks, is pulled back from her face, tied at the nape of her neck, and held in place. For similar see: I Borghese e l'antico, Skira, p.116 inv. VB51. Size: 80mm x 60mm; Weight: 385g Provenance: Private UK collection; Ex. M. H. collection, Kensington, acquired on the UK art market in the 1970s. This item has been cleared against the Art Loss Register database and comes with a confirmation letter. This piece is accompanied by a historical report from Alessandro Neri, an international Cultural Heritage expert based in Florence, Italy.
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ROMAN MARBLE HEAD MATRONA

Estimate £1,500 - £3,000
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£1,000

Starting Price £1,000
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