28 April 2004,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,673
GBP 500 - GBP 800
SEVEN GRAECO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEADS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Comprising a head of Harpocrates wearing the royal Double Crown, forefinger to lips; and six other female heads, four with elaborate coiffures and adornment, all mounted
3 in. (7.5 cm.) high max. (7)
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Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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