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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE

    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE
    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Standing with her left leg crossing the right, bringing the left hip forward, the upper body twisted to the left with her left arm akimbo, draped in a chiton and himation, the clinging diaphanous garments revealing her body beneath, the rolled hem of her chiton falling across her chest, exposing her left breast, the billowing himation gathered at her left hip, descending in layers
    8½ in. (21.6 cm) high


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    Provenance

    Virzi Collection, California, since 1977.