|HELLENISTIC MARBLE HALF-STATUE OF A GODDESS, PROBABLY PERSEPHONE
Or possibly Demeter, wearing a chiton, her himation over her head (capite velato).
Asia Minor, ca. 325-250 BC
H. 35 3/8 in. (90 cm.). Mounted on a custom black pedestal (H. 34 in. (86.3 cm.); W. 25 1/2 in. (64.7 cm.); D. 17 1/2 in. (44.4 cm.))
Ex Gregoire Couturier collection, Delémont, Switzerland, acquired before 1960.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2008, no. 4; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2013, no. 2.
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