31 octobre 2010

Iconic Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure to Be Offered for the First Time Ever at Auction

A Cycladic marble reclining female figure. Name-piece of the Schuster Master, Early Cycladic II, circa 2400 B.C. 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm) high. Estimate: $3-5 million. Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of a Cycladic marble reclining female figure, the most important Cycladic idol ever to come to auction on December 9. Estimated at $3-5 million, the folded-arm female figure is one of the most iconic sculptural types to have survived from antiquity. To date, there are only twelve known... [Lire la suite]
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