3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Molded in the form of a panther head, with rounded ears and large bulging eyes, two protruding knobs above, the mane a flange encircling the jowls, the long nose merging with the exaggerated muzzle, painted with black and red details including eyelashes, the arching tile projecting from the back of the head
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
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Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 14 December 1995, lot 82.
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