THESSALY, Phalanna. Later 4th century BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1260. Estimate CHF250.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.69 g 9). ...Ο... Bearded head of Zeus Peloris to right. Rev.
ΦΑΛΑ The nymph Phalanna seated right on low-backed chair, resting her right hand on the chair and, with her left, petting a goose, standing before her to left. Papaevangelou-Genakos 17. Rogers 458. Rare. Bold and attractive with a dark patina. Extremely fine.
A note from BCD: See also SNG Fitzwilliam 2434 for a remarkable “in depth” interpretation of this type.