A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE AND RIDER
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
Hand-modelled, with black-painted details for the horse's mane, eyes, and muzzle, decorative bands along the body and legs, the tail with chevrons, the rider with black hair and beard, dotted eyes, striped arms and a bandolier crossing his back
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long
Sir Clifford John Norton (1891-1990), England, former British Ambassador to Greece.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 June 1996, lot 77.