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Greek Terracotta Female Tanagra Figurine

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 482

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 280 - 390
USD ($) 350 - 490
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £225 (EUR 254; USD 317)
GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE TANAGRA FIGURINE

Circa 4th-3rd century BC. A moulded hollow figurine depicting a female with hair drawn up at the back of the head, in a loosely fitting robe held together by her left hand at waist level and her right at her chest; one foot emerges from beneath the folds of the skirt; with a rectangular aperture in the figurine's back. Terracotta, 130 grams, 15.5 cm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, slight loss to upper surface of the foot.

Provenance
Ex Pullen collection.

Footnotes
Tanagra figurines are a mould-cast type of Greek terracotta statuette, produced from the later fourth century BC, in the Boeotian town of Tanagra. Aside from deities, the favoured subjects were females clothed in everyday costume.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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