12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 938
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A GREEK TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD
MAGNA GRAECIA, CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Mold-made, with a mantle draped over curly locks, the oval face with almond-shaped eyes, high cheek bones, a slender nose and thin lips, pursed into a slight smile
2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Hannah Fox Solomon
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired by the family of the current owner, Lausanne, 1960s-1970s; thence by descent.
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