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Parian Bust of the Water Nymph Clytie

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
464
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Parian Bust of the Water Nymph Clytie, second half 19th century, modeled partially draped and with leaf base, the original from Rome is in the Townley Collection, British Museum, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $400-600

Socle missing. No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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Keywords

British Museum, Charles Townley, Clytie, Nymph, Oceanids

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