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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA TAU FIGURE

    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 April 2001, lot 474.
    with Charles Ede, London, 2001.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION