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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA PHI FIGURE

    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1300-1200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA PHI FIGURE
    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1300-1200 B.C.
    The pinched head with a beak-like nose and applied pellet eyes, the disk torso centered by breasts, on columnar legs with flaring base, painted with undulating lines along the garment
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Charles Ede, London, 1992.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION