Body of a seated clay figure with monkey
From an old German private collection, acquired ca. 1976 at Davies Antiques Gallery, London.
Body of a seated clay figure
3rd - 1st century BC
Front from a die, back smooth. The figure is bare except for a coat, which is placed over the shoulders and falls to the floor on the side of the body. Monkey on a rope seated at feet, right hand holding the rope.
Height 44 mm, width 35 mm
Fragment of a figure. Head broken and missing, lower part with feet broken and glued. The fragment itself is in excellent condition. With label "04.X.2" from Davies Antiques gallery.
See Antike Terrakoten. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Kassel, 1977. Nr. 74.
Acquired 2017 from the German private collection M. Voos, inherited in this from the German private collection H. Herbst. Acquired 1976 - 1978 for the Herbst collection at Davies Antiques Gallery, London.
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