6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 1,875
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE AND RIDER
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
Hand-modelled, with black-painted decorative stripes along the horse's body, legs and tail, the rider with black hair, beard and belt
4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high
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Rui da Silva
W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. no. 90.
Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.
Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.
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