Portrait Bust of a Girl with Braided Hair

Culture: Roman
Period: End of 1st century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 17.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3309
Provenance: French private collection, acquired in a Parisian auction house. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Front and face lightly cleaned, but beautiful and preserved without any wear.
Description: Portrait bust of a girl with finely worked out features, prominent cheek bones and dimples, creating together with lowered eyelids and a closed mouth a face with a slightly melancholic expression. The girl wears in the centre on her head a braided ponytail, otherwise the hair is only schematically worked out. Neck and shoulders preserved. Possibly a portrait of a funerary relief. Mounted.