9030. Greek Terracotta Childs Rattle Ex Charles Ede Gallery
South Italy, Circa 3rd Century BCE
Hollow two part molded figural grouping, which is hollow and constructed as a hollow rattle with a pebble inside. He sits atop the boar and holds a wreath. A good deal of red applied pigments remain.
Size: 4-3/4 inches H. (12cm). Compare S. Mollard-Besques, Musee National du Louvre: Catalogue Raisonne des Figurines et Reliefs en Terre-Cutie, Vols I-IV (Pairs 1954-86) for the type. Ex Sid Port Collection. Ex Charles Ede Ltd no 5572. Particularly fine example!
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