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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 180

    A TARENTINE TERRACOTTA BEARDED MALE HEAD

    CIRCA 375-350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TARENTINE TERRACOTTA BEARDED MALE HEAD
    CIRCA 375-350 B.C.
    With luxuriant beard and drooping moustache, hair tied back in a headband and wreath decorated with ivy leaves, mounted
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection, acquired from Gallery Serodine, Ascona, Switzerland, February 1994.