5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 8,750
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A GREEK TERRACOTTA PRIAPOS
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The fertility god standing with his feet together on a high integral plinth, leaning against a tree trunk to his left, his left hand resting on top, depicted with a full beard, his long center-parted hair pulled back and gathered in a chignon at the base of his neck, his body, but for his erect phallus, enveloped in a himation
5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm.) high
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Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 30 April 1996, lot 18.
The Haddad Family Collection; Christie's, New York, 17 December 1998, lot 16.
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