• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 74

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA LAMP HOLDER

    1ST CENTURY B.C/A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA LAMP HOLDER
    1ST CENTURY B.C/A.D.
    In the form of a laughing satyr, wearing berried fillet
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of George Asastase Michaelides (1900-1973), acquired before the 1940s.
    English private collection, acquired in London in the early 1970s; sold Christie's London, 29th October 2003, lot 146.
    Accompanied by a French passport.