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Lot 56

Estimate: 3'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'370 GBP
Terracotta Acheloo head antefix
Magna Graecia, 5th century BC; height cm 16; length cm 22; Characterized by archaic style with almond shape eyes, pointed ears and rounded horns, which resembled the greek deity of Acheloo often depicted as a satyr with horns, in memory of his mythological transformation first in the bull and then in the man with taurine head; Restored nose; EX BFA, Auction 43, lot 6; Property of a gentleman; acquired on the European art market between 1960s and 1980s.

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