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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    A GROUP OF FOUR GREEK TERRACOTTA HEADS

    3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR GREEK TERRACOTTA HEADS
    3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    Comprising a head of Silenus wearing ivy wreath, 3rd Century B.C., from Asia Minor; a head of an actor wearing tragic mask, circa 2nd Century B.C.; a head of a character actor; and another with furrowed brow and open mouth, both 3rd-2nd Century B.C., all mounted
    2½ to 1 in. (6.4 to 2.5 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.