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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD

    CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD
    CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Mold-made, depicting a young woman with an oval face, her pointed chin dimpled, her long slender nose merging with her thin brows, the articulated eyes with thick sharp lids, wearing earrings, her hair arranged in a melon-coiffure, with her veil pulled up over the top of her head, on a graceful flaring neck
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Jean-Alain Mariaud de Serres (1920-1999); François de Ricqlès, Drouot-Montaigne, Paris, 1-2 October 2000, lot 346.