12 December 2002
THREE GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURES
Hellenistic Period, Circa 3rd Century B.C.
Including a figure of a warrior in a corslet and short chiton, perhaps originally attached to a vessel; a Canosan rider, depicted nude but for a blue chlamys pinned on his right shoulder and draped over his left shoulder and arm, his lowered right hand perforated for attachment of the reins, preserving extensive traces of pigment; and a female dancer, her body wrapped in a himation, her right leg raised, her right hand at her chin, on a square plinth, preserving traces of polychromy
6 in. (15.2 cm) high for the largest (3)
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Simon, The Kurashiki Ninagawa Museum, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, nos. 147 (rider) & 149 (dancer).
This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
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