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Auction: Antiquities
was auctioned on: 25 October 2006
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A RAM

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Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$2,250 - US$3,375
Price realised:  £1,200
ca. US$2,250
Lot number 81, Views: 67

A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A RAM
5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A RAM 5TH CENTURY B.C. Recumbent, with horned head turned to the side, traces of pigment, repaired, 5½ in. (14 cm.) long; a Cypriot terracotta standing draped female figure wearing a cloak with peaked hood, and beaded necklaces, mounted, circa 4th Century B.C., from Amathus, 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; a Sicilian terracotta female head wearing polos headdress, mounted, early 5th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; a terracotta female bust protome, mounted, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high; a terracotta bearded male head, mounted, 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high; an Elamite terracotta relief plaque of a nude goddess, wearing elaborate horned headdress and beaded necklets, repaired, mounted, second half of 2nd millennium B.C., 5¾ in. (14.9 cm.) high; and a Greek bronze mirror, with beaded edge, the handle terminal in the form of a winged siren surmounting an Ionic capital, scrolling volutes above and below, an ivy-leaf on the reverse, the disc broken in several pieces, circa 5th Century B.C., 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high overall (7)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Antiquities
Date of the auction: 25 Oct 2006
Address: Christie's
25 October 2006, London, King Street