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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Mold-made, depicting a youth with a mantle pulled up over the back of the head, with wavy locks framing the forehead and falling along the temples and below the ears, with lidded eyes, thick pursed lips and a rounded chin, some pale red pigment preserved
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 13 June 2000, lot 291.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Connecticut Private Collection