• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    TWO TARENTINE TERRACOTTA ANIMAL APPLIQUÉS

    4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Embiricos collection, acquired in the mid-1950s.