9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 13 June 2000, lot 291.
Property from a Connecticut Private Collection
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