Premium pages left without account:

Auction archive: Lot number 224

A CORINTHIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SEATED MONKEY FROM A GROUP

Auction 25.04.2001
25 Apr 2001
Estimate
£800 - £1,000
ca. US$1,147 - US$1,434
Price realised:
£881
ca. US$1,263
Auction archive: Lot number 224

A CORINTHIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SEATED MONKEY FROM A GROUP

Auction 25.04.2001
25 Apr 2001
Estimate
£800 - £1,000
ca. US$1,147 - US$1,434
Price realised:
£881
ca. US$1,263
Beschreibung:

A CORINTHIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SEATED MONKEY FROM A GROUP EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C. The phallic creature with legs outstretched in front, its head turned to the left, arms outstretched with part of another hand pressed against the side of its face, traces of red pigment, 2 in. (5 cm.) high; a Greek black-glazed miniature squatting male figure, naked with beard and wearing wreath around his head, holding a cornucopia in his left hand and with right hand on his knee holding small object, 3rd Century B.C., 1½ in. (4.4 cm.) high; a lead head of a comic actor's mask with wide open mouth, mounted, 3rd-2nd Century B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; a Proto-Corinthian piriform aryballos, the body decorated with a frieze of running animals around the shoulder, encircling lines below, the flattened rim with ring of dots, a wavy vertical line down the handle, mid-7th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; and another similar with dotted rosettes on the shoulder and a frieze of animals below, 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 224
Auction:
Datum:
25 Apr 2001
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

A CORINTHIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A SEATED MONKEY FROM A GROUP EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C. The phallic creature with legs outstretched in front, its head turned to the left, arms outstretched with part of another hand pressed against the side of its face, traces of red pigment, 2 in. (5 cm.) high; a Greek black-glazed miniature squatting male figure, naked with beard and wearing wreath around his head, holding a cornucopia in his left hand and with right hand on his knee holding small object, 3rd Century B.C., 1½ in. (4.4 cm.) high; a lead head of a comic actor's mask with wide open mouth, mounted, 3rd-2nd Century B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; a Proto-Corinthian piriform aryballos, the body decorated with a frieze of running animals around the shoulder, encircling lines below, the flattened rim with ring of dots, a wavy vertical line down the handle, mid-7th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; and another similar with dotted rosettes on the shoulder and a frieze of animals below, 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 224
Auction:
Datum:
25 Apr 2001
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Try LotSearch

Try LotSearch and its premium features for 7 days - without any costs!

  • Search lots and bid
  • Price database and artist analysis
  • Alerts for your searches
Create an alert now!

Be notified automatically about new items in upcoming auctions.

Create an alert