Lotto 5 | Greek Terracotta Antefix with Acheloo, 5th - 4th century BC; height cm 16, length cm 22

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martedì 22 settembre 2020 ore 15:00 (UTC +01:00)

Greek Terracotta Antefix with Acheloo, 5th - 4th century BC; height cm 16, length cm 22

Greek Terracotta Antefix with Acheloo, 5th - 4th 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. Provenance: ex BFA, Auction 43, lot 6; property of a gentleman; acquired on the European art market between 1960s and 1980s.