6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 10,000
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
TWO CANOSAN TERRACOTTA EROTES
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
One with right hand upraised and left leg advanced, with wavy hair pulled back and held at the nape of the neck, wearing a diadem, crossed body chains, bracelets and anklets, the other with left arm upraised, also with left leg advance, wavy hair in melon coiffure, both with slip and pigment remaining and wing and suspension holes on upper backs
11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high max.
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O'Hara collection, Bedfordshire, UK, until 1978.
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