11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Molded in the form of a satyr with a spade-shaped wavy beard and a long flowing mustache, his fleshy lips smiling, with almond-shaped eyes and arching brows, his hair a row of tight curls along his forehead, with erect equine ears, extensive polychrome throughout, including red for the flesh, black for the hair, beard, brows and pupils, and white for the sclerae
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
New York Private Collection, 1999.
with Antiquarium, New York, 2005 (Ancient Treasures III, p. 11).
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III