Head of a Goddess, Roman, circa first century AD. Marble. Height 35 cm (13.8 in). Image courtesy Safani Gallery Inc. / Stand 319.
Certificate by Thomas Lochmann, from the Antiquities Museum, Basel.
Provenance: Paul Sarasin Collection; Mr. Sarasin (1856-1920) was one of the founders of the Museum of Natural History and the National Park, Basel, Switzerland.
Etruscan Terracotta Urn and Cover, Etruria, Italy, 6th-4th century BC. Terracotta, 60 x 50 cm (23.5 x 19.5 in). Image courtesy Safani Gallery Inc. / Stand 319.
TL tested, Daybreak Nuclear, 1996.
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Patti Birch.
Patti Birch was a longtime Honorary Trustee and a generous supporter of the Metropolitan Museum and its Department of Islamic Art. The Patti and Everett B. Birch Foundation funded two new galleries and education programs at Metropolitan Museum.