• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    A RHODIAN TERRACOTTA FIGURAL VASE

    CIRCA 600-590 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RHODIAN TERRACOTTA FIGURAL VASE
    CIRCA 600-590 B.C.
    In the form of a warrior, wearing an Ionian helmet, the vase mouth in the crown of his head
    2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) high


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    Cf. J.-L. Zimmermann, Collection de la fondation Thétis. Développements de l'art grec de la préhistoire à Rome, Geneva, 1987, pp. 29-30, no. 57.

    Provenance

    Formerly in a European private collection, acquired in the 1960s.