• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TERRACOTTA MASK APPLIQUÉ

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TERRACOTTA MASK APPLIQUÉ
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    In the form of a head with horns protruding from hair, wings behind, wearing large earrings, lower edge finished with a row of petals, with remains of white slip overall, possibly from a vessel
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an English private collection, acquired in the late 19th Century.