• 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 43

    AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A FEMALE

    GRAECO-ROMAN, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A FEMALE
    GRAECO-ROMAN, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    With elaborate plaited hair style, 10.5 cm. high; a terracotta bull's head, circa 3rd-1st Century B.C.; three terracotta Harpocrates figures; a dog, circa 1st B.C./A.D., 17 cm. high max.; and a terracotta head, 5.6 cm. high (7)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.