8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO EGYPTIAN FAIENCE EROTICA
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
One green in color, depicting a figure kneeling on a rectangular plinth, holding his enormous phallus with both hands as it rises up over his left shoulder, envelops his back and rests on the right side of his chest, his bald pate adorned with a side lock; the other light green in color, perhaps depicting the dwarf god Ptah-Pataikos, the figure seated on a rectangular plinth, supporting his enormous phallus in his hands as it rises up his left side and rests on the nape of his neck, a suspension loop on his back
Taller: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm.) high (2)
Smaller: with Derek J. Content, Inc., London.
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