• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX

    CIRCA 500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
    CIRCA 500 B.C.
    Mould-made with central female head, her hair centrally parted with long ringlets, surrounded by tongued arch terminating in volutes, red and black pigment remaining, mounted
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd accompanies this lot.

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    Provenance

    Mathias Komor, New York, 1974; inventory label on reverse "E255".
    Christie's East, New York, 18 November 1982, lot 202.
    American private collection; acquired Sotheby's New York, 15 June 1988, lot 95.