29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
FIVE GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE HEAD PROTOMES
CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Each with archaising smile, wearing stephane, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high max.; two large Greek terracotta standing female figures, both with right arms raised holding object to chest, one mounted, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high max.; four small Greek terracotta standing figures, each wearing high polos headdress, 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high max.; and a Greek terracotta figure of a seated female, 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high, all 6th-5th Century B.C. (12)
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