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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    FOUR GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE HEADS

    LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    FOUR GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE HEADS
    LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The largest with finely modelled features, her hair in 'melon' style with two thick plaits wound around the crown of her head; another with hair drawn up into high knot; another with ivy wreath in her 'melon' coiffure; and the smallest wearing polos headdress, all mounted on turned socles
    1¾ to 1½ in. (4.5 to 3.7 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.