A fragment of a Roman terracotta plaque with a fleeing woman attacked by a ferocious animal. C. 1st century. AD. H. 16 cm.
Charity auction 1940.
Back of relief noted with ink: FINLANDSHJÆLPEN AUKT no 281. 1940. IFLG: J: WILHELM HJEMBRAGT AF S..URD MÜLLER. In the years 1939–1940 Danes seeked to help war-torn Finland with various fundraising initiatives a.o. the auction where this terracotta was sold.
Danish private collection. Acquired privately pre-1998.