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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 229

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE FEMALE VOTIVE

    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE FEMALE VOTIVE
    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Standing with her left leg advanced, wearing a short-sleeved tightly-fitted garment, the folds indicated by diagonal incisions across her body, the hem reaching her ankles, both arms bent at the elbows, her short hair incised, wearing a diadem
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    By descent to the current owner from his father who collected between 1920 and his death in 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA PRIVATE COLLECTOR