• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 65

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TERRACOTTA BULL ASKOS

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TERRACOTTA BULL ASKOS
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The recumbent bull with perforated filler hole on back, the loop handle at right angles to the body, base repaired, 8 cm. high; a South Italian terracotta antefix, in the form of a satyr's head, flanked by scrolls, 17.5 cm. high; three Archaic terracottas, comprising a large female head protome, a female bust protome and a female head, 18 cm. high max.; and two draped female terracotta figures, possibly not ancient (7)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    (1): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 735.