8 June 2004
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE MALE HEAD
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Mold-made, with high cheek bones and dimpled chin, the short locks of hair brushed forward, a mantle pulled up over the back of his head, the edge stippled, with thickly-lidded eyes below modelled brows, his thin lips pressed together
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high
with M. Simotti-Rocchi, Antichità Archeologia, Rome.
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TARA COLBURN
to be sold for the benefit of the Los Angeles Opera and other charities
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