• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    In the form of a female head, with himation pulled over back of her head, scrolling volutes either side, traces of red and black pigment, support strut at back, mounted
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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

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    Provenance

    American private collection; acquired Sotheby's London, 14 December 1995, lot 275.