ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN TERRACOTTA MONKEY

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ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN TERRACOTTA MONKEY

Vase in shape of monkey seated with crossed ‘feet’, raising its right paw to its muzzle and his left to its ear; aperture on top of head, decoration worn

Ex priv. coll., England, 2006 (Bonhams London, 27-04-2006)
H. 11,3 cm. Buff clay

2nd-3rd quarter of 6th cent. BC

Cf. A. Kozloff, Animals in Ancient Art from Leo Mildenberg Collection, Cleveland 1981, no. 95; Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem/Mainz 1991, as no. 290, described as Etruscan-
Corinthian and probably made in Cerveteri (acc. to Jucker)

 3.750

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