8 June 2004
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE KOUROS
UMBRIAN, CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The elongated youth depicted nude, striding with his left leg advanced, both arms bent at his sides, his right hand fisted, his left hand open with the palm facing out, his face with bulging eyes and angled brows, the lips pursed into a slight smile, the hair bound in a fillet, the hair roll surrounding his face, tenons below the feet
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high excluding tenons
Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, 14 November 1986, lot 148.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1992 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. VII, part 2, no. 87).
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