12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A GODDESS
CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
From a relief, depicted with her head turned sharply to her left, her wavy hair pulled back in a double fillet and arranged in a top-knot, with almond-shaped lidded eyes, a slender nose and a small mouth, her neck partially preserved, some red pigment preserved in her hair
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high
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Acquired by the family of the current owner, Lausanne, 1960s-1970s; thence by descent.
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
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