27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
TWO TARENTINE TERRACOTTA ANIMAL APPLIQUÉS
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Of openwork form, a fallen stag with head thrown back and a lion with left paw raised, traces of gilding and ochre pigment on bodies, blue pigment on groundlines, mounted
5 in. (12.6 cm.) and 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) long respectively (2)
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