Price

£9800.00

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Roman architectural theatre mask

1st-2nd century AD

Marble

Tragic theatre mask of a woman, the mouth drilled through for a likely use as a water spout. She wears an onkos that towers over her forehead and from which twisted locks fall.

The back is roughly worked to a point for insertion into a recess. Some minor chips and encrustation.

Provenance

Kenzo collection, Paris, France; acquired early 1980s

Literature

Compare M. Bieber, The History of the Greek and Roman Theater (Princeton, 1961), fig. 803

Dimensions

Height 21cm

Price

£9800.00

Stock number

7837
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