• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX

    4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
    4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With the head of a satyr with pointed ears and wearing berried fillet, with curling beard and moustache, mounted; and another Etruscan terracotta antefix mould-made in the form of a satyr head, 4th-3rd Century B.C.
    11 in. (28 cm.) and 7 in. (18 cm.) high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    American private collection; acquired from Faustus Ancient Art Ltd, London, 1990 (item one) and Bonhams, London, 4 July 1995, lot 374 (item two).