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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A GREEK TERRACOTTA APHRODITE ANADYOMENE

    LATE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

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    A GREEK TERRACOTTA APHRODITE ANADYOMENE
    LATE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    The nude goddess standing with weight on her left leg, right leg bent at the knee, her arms raised and holding long tresses of her wet hair in both hands, her wavy hair tied in a chignon at the nape of her neck and with shorter tresses falling down the back of her neck, with remains of white slip
    11 in. (28 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Georges N. Krimitsas, Paris, from whom acquired by the present owner in 1996.