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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 94

    A GROUP OF FIVE GREEK TERRACOTTA HEADS

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FIVE GREEK TERRACOTTA HEADS
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Comprising a head of Silenus with remains of gilding, wearing an ivy wreath; a head of a youth, both from Asia Minor; a head of Aphrodite with 'melon' hairstyle; a female head wearing diadem; and another with fillet and chignon, all mounted on turned socles
    2½ in. to 1½ in. (6.4 to 3.8 cm.) high (5)


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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.