New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A LARGE ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA STATUE OF A MAN
circa 3rd century b.c.
Wearing a mantle draped over his left shoulder and across his waist leaving part of his torso exposed, his bare feet visible below the hem, his head turned slightly to his right, his wavy hair swept up from his forehead, the lidded eyes with articulated irises and pupils beneath furrowed brows, with full beard and mustache
40 in. (101.6 cm.) high
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Probably from a group which included a statue of a woman of similar fabric and scale, which was sold in these rooms, 5 June 1998, lot 144.
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