8 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TARA COLBURN
to be sold for the benefit of the Los Angeles Opera and other charities
TWO PAIRS OF GREEK POTTERY FIGURAL VASES
CANOSAN, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Each in the form of a female head with an oval face, small lips and straight nose, two wearing a radiate diadem of pointed leaves over wavy hair and disk earrings, and two wearing a crescentic diadem with applied disks, each with pointed leaves on either side of her neck, all surmounted by standing figures tightly wrapped in mantles, the back of their necks joining to the high-arching handles, traces of polychromy preserved on two
Each: 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high (4)
with M. Simotti-Rocchi, Antichità Archeologia, Rome.
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