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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA THRONE

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA THRONE
    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1300-1200 B.C.
    On tripod legs with a curving openwork back, decorated in dark brown with straight and wavy lines on the upper portion and the seat, a grid pattern on the spine and the vertical sections of arms
    1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high


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    For a similar example see p. 26, fig. 16 in Karageorghis, Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    Provenance

    European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th century.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 April 2001, lot 475.
    with Charles Ede, London, 2001.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION