London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SQUATTING SATYRICAL ACTOR
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Bearded, with satyr's pointed ears, he holds an amphora in his right arm and raises a cup to his mouth in the other, wearing calf high boots, traces of blue and red paint on white slip, 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high; and a Graeco-Egyptian terracotta grotesque figurine in the form of a balding negroid dwarf, leaning to his right, nude apart from a garland around his neck and a cloth tied around his hips, large phallus hanging down, he holds a branch in the crook of his left arm, supporting a large basket on his left shoulder, and leans against a tall amphora sitting in a 'tripod' stand, remains of white gypsum, base chipped, circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (2)
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Item one: Ink inscribed label "27 .1.27 EAS (20)".
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