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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    TWO GREEK TERRACOTTA STATUETTES OF EROS IN FLIGHT

    3RD CENTURY B.C., FROM ASIA MINOR

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO GREEK TERRACOTTA STATUETTES OF EROS IN FLIGHT
    3RD CENTURY B.C., FROM ASIA MINOR
    The winged figures hollow-moulded, wearing short cloaks veiling the head and covering the upper body, one looking downwards with traces of gilding and pink colour
    4in. (10 cm.) and 4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high respectively (2)


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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.