Ancient Roman Marble head of Aphrodite, Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Conservation: Good condition
Dimensions: 18 cm
Provenance: German private collection, acquired in the late 1970s to early 1980s/ Acquired at Bonhams, London, Auction, October, 2014
Exhibited: Feriarte, IFEMA (Madrid, 16-24 November 2019)
Published: Antiquities, London, Bonhams, September 30th, 2014.
The goddess of beauty and love depicted turning slightly to her left, with a smiling mouth and her pupils drilled, her hair centrally-parted and bound with a fillet, secured in a chignon at the base of her neck, with a top knot tied above her forehead, some polychrome remaining on her hair and face.