London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
AN ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO WARE MALE MASK PROTOME
FIRST HALF OF 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The head with large almond-shaped eyes and long slender nose, incised details of lashes, moustache and ringlets across his forehead, mounted
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high
James Chesterman collection: acquired from Robin Symes, London, 1983.
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