6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A GREEK TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
In the form of a facing head of a lion with a radiating mane, a cleft in the forehead and deeply furrowed brows, the bulging eyes with thick lids, the wide mouth bearing teeth and a lolling tongue, the curved tile projecting from the back of the head
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
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with M. Simotti-Rocchi, Rome, 1977.
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