5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 5,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA MALE HEAD
CYPRO-CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Depicted with an oval face and angular cheekbones, his heavy-lidded, convex almond-shaped eyes beneath gently-arching brows, his hair summarily rendered, with a thick spade-shaped beard and downturned mustache, his short locks framing his forehead, adorned with a wreath, the edge of his collar preserved along his neck
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high
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Probably from the Cesnola Collection.
Arthur M. Sackler, New York, acquired in the 1970s or earlier.
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