Corinthian Greek Terracotta Figure of a Man

Greek · Corinthian, 7th century B.C.

Material

Terracotta

Dimensions

H: 17.5 cm

Reference

5855

Price

CHF 92’000

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Overview

Standing man with his right arm held to his side and left hand resting on the crown of his head, and wearing high laced boots and short fringed kilt, his triangular face with short beard, wide straight mouth, short slightly upturned nose, and slightly bulging eyes with incised eyebrows; his short hair falling from the circular aperture in straight grooved strands, the details incised and painted in red.

Provenance

Art market, prior to 1995;

Ex- Jean-Marie Talleux collection, Grand Fort Phillipe, France.

Bibliography

Parallels:

The British Museum

The George Ortiz Collection