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    ETRURIA. Etruscan terracotta antefix in the form of an archaic female head, ca. 500-400 BC. The lady has a characteristic ridged coiffure, arched eyebrows and "archaic smile." Head is 7" (17.5 cm) tall and made of thick, heavy clay; back, likely once attached to the "end tile" of a roof or water pipe, is broken. Traces of brown and reddish pigment remain. Mounted on a custom black stand.

    From the Estate of Gloria and Melville B. Nimmer, Westwood, CA. Acquired from Royal Athena Galleries,1992.

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    Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500.

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    September, 2011
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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