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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF EROS

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF EROS
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The winged figure wrapped tightly in a cloak, 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; a Graeco-Egyptian green glazed composition figure of a sleeping Eros, circa 2nd-1st Century B.C., 3 in. (7.5 cm.) long; and a bone head of a child, mounted, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1970s-1980s.