3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA TAU FIGURE
LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.
Standing with her arms crossed over her chest, wearing a flaring headdress, the pinched face with painted features, the hollow conical body painted with vertical stripes
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
European Private Collection.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 April 2001, lot 474.
with Charles Ede, London, 2001.
PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION
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