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Life-size pentelic marble foot, reputedly from Athens

R26

£2,500.00

Available

A superb fragment from a life-size Pentelic marble sculpture depicting the front part of a right foot resting on a large base.

Culture
Hellenistic or early Roman, reputedly from Athens, c. 1st Century BC to 1st Century AD

Size
c. 25 x 23 x 21 cms, the foot is 18.5 cms long

Condition
Fragment as shown

Provenance
Ex. collection: J. Birch, London, UK; formerly acquired at auction. Reputedly given during the early 1960’s to a person involved with the construction of the Hilton hotel in Athens. The hotel opened in 1963 and is located close to Syntagma Square in Central Athens.

Please note that due to the weight (approximately 20 kilos) we will need to calculate shipping costs separately based on the purchaser’s delivery address.

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