London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE MALE HEAD
CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Hollow moulded, with large, lidded eyes, straight nose and fleshy bowed lips, his thick wavy hair brushed forwards onto the forehead
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
Georges Daumas collection, acquired before 1948; thence by descent to Mrs M. Pierrel.
Inherited by the present owner in 1976.
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