Etruscan amber human head pendantM119
An amber pendant carved in the form of a human head with Archaicising features.
Italy, Etruscan or Italic, 6th to 5th Century BC
4.9 x 4.2 cms, 17 cms including display stand
Losses as shown in the photographs, a small repair to the lower rear protrusion
Ex. collection: Dr Wladimir Rosenbaum, 1894 – 1984 (Russia and thence Switzerland). Rosenbaum was a successful lawyer prior to opening Galerie Serodine in Ascona, Switzerland, trading in significant works of art and antiquities during the 1970s’
Mounted on a perspex display stand
For further reading on Italic and Greek amber head pendants, please see: https://www.getty.edu/publications/ambers/