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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE

    EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE
    EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    Standing alert with rigid mane, remains of brown painted linear decoration; and a bronze fragmentary attachment, rectangular in form with raised bosses and three stylized bird protomes, each with pendant rings hanging from their beak, mounted, 8th Century B.C.
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high and 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long respectively (2)


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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Item one: acquired from Galerie La Reine Margot, Paris, 1968-69.
    Item two: acquired from Jean-Luc Chalmin, Paris, 1978.


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