ANATOLIAN TERRACOTTA FRIEZE FRAGMENT
ONE OF A COLLECTION OF ANATOLIAN DüVER FRIEZE FRAGMENTS
Polychrome painted fragment of architectural revetment from a frieze decorated in red, white and black. Decorated with a horseman in relief, galloping to the right.
Upper edge with convex border, base with small rectangular rim, pierced in left upper field with large hole for pin attachment.
Ex priv. coll. A.R., London, acquired from Sotheby’s London 24 February 1965, lots 50-64
Dim. 33,5 x 38 cm. Paint flaked off.
6th cent. BC, from Anatolia
see also Sotheby’s London, auction 6th July 1964 nrs. 45-47, and 28th June 1965, lots 89-91
cf. M.J. Mellink, Archaeology in Asia Asia Minor, AJA LXVIII, 1964, p.159 and 1965, p. 143
cf. N. Thomas, Recent Acquisitions by Birmingham City Museum, Archaeological Reports for 1964-5, (1965), pp. 64-70 and figs.4-5
cf. M.E. Mayo, Architectural Terra Cotta from Phrygia, Arts in Virginia, 21 no.2, 1981, pp. 29-35, figs. 3-17