8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
TWO GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURES
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
One a grotesque depicted slouching with his feet together and knees bent on an integral plinth, his body enveloped in a mantle, his bent right arm at his chest, his lowered left hand lifting the hem of his mantle to reveal his enormous erect phallus, his chin lowered in admiration, wearing a headcloth and thick fillet; the other an actor, wearing a padded phallic costume and a thick fillet with projections and long ties resting on his shoulders, holding a cluster of grapes in his raised right hand and a situla in his lowered left, standing on an integral plinth
Grotesque: 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high (2)
Grotesque: with Galerie Nefer, Zurich.
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