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A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS ASIA MINOR, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D. A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS Asia Minor,ca  3rd cent.BC Christie's

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS ASIA MINOR, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D. A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS Asia Minor,ca 3rd cent.BC Christie's

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS ASIA MINOR, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D. A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS Asia Minor,ca  3rd cent.BC Christie's

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS ASIA MINOR, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D. A ROMAN TERRACOTTA VENUS Asia Minor,ca 3rd cent.BC Christie's

A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA RELIEF TILE WITH BIRDS AND URN

A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA RELIEF TILE WITH BIRDS AND URN

A LARGE BYZANTINE DEDICATORY TERRACOTTA RELIEF TILE FOR BISHOP MARCIANUS MID-7TH CENTURY A.D.  Rectangular, with moulded decoration comprising a central Chi-Rho flanked by Alpha and Omega, two rosettes at the base, with two columns on either side surmounted by a semicircular arch decorated with shell motif, the arch flanked by two dolphins, an inscription on the left reads "SALVO EPIS[COPO]" and on the right "MARCIANO", repaired 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high

A LARGE BYZANTINE DEDICATORY TERRACOTTA RELIEF TILE FOR BISHOP MARCIANUS MID-7TH CENTURY A.D. Rectangular, with moulded decoration comprising a central Chi-Rho flanked by Alpha and Omega, two rosettes at the base, with two columns on either side surmounted by a semicircular arch decorated with shell motif, the arch flanked by two dolphins, an inscription on the left reads "SALVO EPIS[COPO]" and on the right "MARCIANO", repaired 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high

MESOPOTAMIA RELIEF 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE    Standing nude female figure. Terracotta bas-relief from Ashnunnak, Mesopotamia

MESOPOTAMIA RELIEF 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE Standing nude female figure. Terracotta bas-relief from Ashnunnak, Mesopotamia

Jacqueline in a Flowery Straw Hat by Pablo Picasso, 1964, Terracotta with black slip

Jacqueline in a Flowery Straw Hat, Picasso. 1964 It's so cool to actually see the linoleum Picasso carved to make this beautiful ink print. *correction, this is not a linocut, but a carved terra cotta tile with black slip.

An ancient Old Babylonian large terracotta high-relief plaque fragment depicting the lower torso and upper legs of a nude female deity, likely the underworld goddess, Ereshkigal.  The vestiges of her feathered wings are evident at her hips.

An ancient Old Babylonian large terracotta high-relief plaque fragment depicting the lower torso and upper legs of a nude female deity, likely the underworld goddess, Ereshkigal. The vestiges of her feathered wings are evident at her hips.

Votive Plaque: Seated Buddha in a Temple Period: Pala period Date: ca. 9th–10th century Culture: India, Bihar, possibly Bodhgaya or Nalanda Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); D. 2 in. (5.1 cm) Classification: Sculpture Credit Line: Gift of The Kronos Collections, 1982 Accession Number: 1982.462.6

Votive Plaque: Seated Buddha in a Temple. Culture: India, Bihar, possibly Bodhgaya or Nalanda.