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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 411

    A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF 'DAY'

    17TH OR 18TH CENTURY, AFTER MICHELANGELO

    Price Realised  

    A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF 'DAY'
    17TH OR 18TH CENTURY, AFTER MICHELANGELO
    Losses and restorations
    17 in. (43 cm.) high


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    Roger Warner obtained an Oxford University Thermoluminescence Test on 17 December 1974 indicating that the terracotta was last fired between 420 and 240 years ago.

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    Provenance

    The Earls Poulett, Hinton House, Hinton St. George, Somerset.
    Purchased by Roger Warner at Lawrences' house sale on 23 October 1968.