12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE MALE HEAD
CIRCA LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.
On a flaring neck, the triangular face with articulated eyes and thick lids, the arching brows merging with the bridge of the nose, with full lips and prominent ears, the hair a mass of shallow wavy locks ridged across the forehead, the hair at the top and back of the head unarticulated
11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) high
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Dr. V.Z., Caslano, Switzerland, acquired in the 1950s-1960s; thence by descent.
Art Market, Munich, acquired from the above, 2015.
On loan to the Archaeological Collection of the University of Zurich, 1986-2001.
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