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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    A GREEK TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A WOMAN

    2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A WOMAN
    2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Wearing large diadem over her centrally parted hair; another, her hair worn in a hairnet or bag with small chignon at the back, 1st Century B.C. or possibly later; a terracotta head of a satyr(?) wearing ivy crown; and a terracotta head of Eros with finely modelled features and ivy wreath, 1st Century B.C./A.D. or later, all mounted on turned socles
    2 1/8 to 1¾ in. (5.3 to 4.4 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.