12 December 2002
A GREEK TERRACOTTA DOVE and POMEGRANATE
Hellenistic Period, Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C.
Both perhaps from South Italy, the dove mold-made of orange-red fabric, its head turned to the left, the feathers and feet only summarily indicated, the pomegranate naturalistically-modelled, perforated vertically for suspension
8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm) long for the dove (2)
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Simon, The Kurashiki Ninagawa Museum, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, nos. 144 & 145.
This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
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