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A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA ZEUS AND GANYMEDE

APULIA, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

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A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA ZEUS AND GANYMEDE
APULIA, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Zeus in the form of an eagle with outstretched wings, perching on Ganymede's back, the youth nude but for a chlamys draped over his shoulders and falling down his sides, and laced boots, his right arm lowered, his left raised, crowned with an ivy-wreath, the ribbons falling along his neck and chest, preserving orange, pink and blue pigment over white slip
14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high
Provenance
with Boris Mussienko, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
William Froelich, New York, acquired from the above, 1981.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, acquired from the above, 1995.
with Safani Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1999.
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This Lot is Withdrawn.

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