8 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TARA COLBURN
to be sold for the benefit of the Los Angeles Opera and other charities
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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Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England