A Theatre Mask In Form Of Attis

Roman, 1st cent. A.D.

H. 23 cm

Terracotta, traces of light blue paint

Formerly Bonhams London, 3 April 1989, lot 18 with illus. Thereafter priv. coll. California, USA; acquired in 1995 from Hadji Baba

A Part Of A Mask From An Anthropoid Sarcophagus

Phoenician or Levantine, 6th cent. B.C.

H. 16 cm

Clay, coarsly grogged

Formerly Coll. L. G., Geneve, prior to 1999

An Elephant Grotesque

Greek, 3rd-1st cent. B.C.

H. 8.3 cm


Formerly MuM AG, Basel, 1962. Thereafter priv. coll. C. von Faber-Castell, Switzerland, acquired 1991 from Herbert A. Cahn, Basel. Published: MuM AG, Basel, Sonderliste E, 1962, no. 97 with illus.; H.A.C., Kunstwerke der Antike, Cat. 3, Basel 1991, no. 32 with illus.