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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX

    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Mold-made, preserving the head of a satyr with pointed ears, contoured undulating brows, a long down-turned mustache, a spade-shaped beard, and fleshy lips, volutes preserved on one side, black and red pigment preserved throughout
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner's grandparents, 1950s-1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO