ANATOLIAN TERRACOTTA FRIEZE FRAGMENT

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ANATOLIAN TERRACOTTA FRIEZE FRAGMENT
Polychrome fragment of architectural revetment from a frieze 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. Mould-made

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

Cf. see also Sotheby’s London, auction 6th July 1964 nrs. 45-47, and 28th June 1965, lots 89-91; M.J. Mellink, Archaeology in Asia Asia Minor, AJA LXVIII, 1964, p.159 and 1965, p. 143; N. Thomas, Recent Acquisitions by Birmingham City Museum, Archaeological Reports for 1964-5, (1965), pp. 64-70 and figs.4-5; M.E. Mayo, Architectural Terra Cotta from Phrygia, Arts in Virginia, 21 no.2, 1981, pp. 29-35, figs. 3-17

 5.000

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