• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 353

    A GRAECO-EGYPTIAN PALE TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FIGURE CARRYING AN APE

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GRAECO-EGYPTIAN PALE TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FIGURE CARRYING AN APE
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    The ape seated on the shoulders of a fragmentary human figure, both hands to its mouth, 2 in. (5 cm.) high; and two other turquoise glazed composition figures of Ptaichos and Tueris, 2¼ in. (6 cm.) high max., all mounted (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in France in the 1970s.