• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA TORSO FRAGMENT

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA TORSO FRAGMENT
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    Wearing a cloak tied at the chest, with remains of painted cream, red and black decoration, 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; an Etruscan terracotta leg fragment with right buttock and thigh remaining, circa 6th Century B.C., 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high, both mounted; and an Etruscan style terracotta foot, 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) long (3)


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    Provenance

    American private collection; acquired from Faustus Ancient Art Ltd, London, 1995 (items one and two) and 2005 (item three).