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Corinthian Terracotta Figure

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5855
Culture
: Greek
Period
: 7th century B.C.
Material
: Greek ceramic
Dimensions
: Height: 17.5 cm
Price
: CHF 92000, USD 92000
Provenance
:

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


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Reference 5855

Greek Terracotta Balsamarium, Corinthian, in the form of a man standing 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.

For related balsamaria cf. British Museum, Pastic Vases, nos. 1665 and 1666, and Ortiz Collection, no. 104.

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Parallels:

The British Museum

The George Ortiz Collection

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