London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION
Provenance: lots 117-127, 154-206 and 321 were acquired during the late 1960s to early 1970s.
A CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A WARRIOR
CIRCA 500 B.C.
Wearing a helmet, with neck tang for insertion in separate body, mounted, with a presentation case
9 in. (23 cm.) high
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This English figure of Christ — one of only two of its type known to have survived the 800-plus years since it was cast — was previously thought to have been made in France
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