• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 296

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD

    CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD
    CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    Hollow moulded, in the form of a youthful male head with short curling hair framing his face, with articulated eyes and lips slightly parted
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a German private collection; acquired by the present owner in 1998.