Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA MONKEY
CIRCA 625-550 B.C.
Depicted seated, the thin body and face summarily modelled, the arms and legs meeting at their ends, with irregular red banding throughout; together with a lekanis, the body decorated with a band of concentric triangles, horizontal bands above and below continuing to the foot, hatching below and around the rim, the four handles and the foot, the interior with concentric circles
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high (2)
Private Collection, Michigan, 1998.
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