PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EMILE FOLTZER, SWITZERLAND
A ROMAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Spade-shaped, molded in the form of an elegant palmette, with a tall central blade, flanked by two inward-curving and four outward-curving petals, two scrolling tendrils below, preserving traces of white pigment
8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high
Emile Foltzer (d. 1982), Switzerland, acquired in the 1960s-1970s; thence by descent.