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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 273

    AN ETRUSCAN TUFA CINERARIUM LID

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN TUFA CINERARIUM LID
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
    The fragmentary lid in the form of a recumbent male figure, with himation loosely draped around him, resting his weight on his left elbow, lying against two cushions
    21½ in. (54.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Originally acquired in New York, 1950s-1960s.
    Later bequeathed to the present owner.