London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CORINTHIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SEATED MONKEY FROM A GROUP
EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The phallic creature with legs outstretched in front, its head turned to the left, arms outstretched with part of another hand pressed against the side of its face, traces of red pigment, 2 in. (5 cm.) high; a Greek black-glazed miniature squatting male figure, naked with beard and wearing wreath around his head, holding a cornucopia in his left hand and with right hand on his knee holding small object, 3rd Century B.C., 1½ in. (4.4 cm.) high; a lead head of a comic actor's mask with wide open mouth, mounted, 3rd-2nd Century B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; a Proto-Corinthian piriform aryballos, the body decorated with a frieze of running animals around the shoulder, encircling lines below, the flattened rim with ring of dots, a wavy vertical line down the handle, mid-7th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; and another similar with dotted rosettes on the shoulder and a frieze of animals below, 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high (5)
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See illustration on page 191 for item four.
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The illustration is on page 193 and not page 191 for item four.
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