A large Etruscan terracotta antefix
Lot 68
An Etruscan terracotta antefix
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Etruscan terracotta antefix
Circa 500 B.C.
In the form of a female head, modelled with central parted wavy hair beneath a diadem, wearing disc earrings, with traces of black pigment on the hair and pupils and red remaining on the lips, with hollow arched back, 8in (20.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired by the present owner in London and the Home Counties between the 1960s and 1980.

    Literature:
    For a more elaborate antefix of a maenad, from Villa Giulia, Rome, cf. R Bloch, Etruscan Art, London, 1966, fig.43, p.42.
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