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THREE GREEK TERRACOTTA APPLIQUÉS
ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO
THREE GREEK TERRACOTTA APPLIQUÉS

CAMPANIAN, ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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THREE GREEK TERRACOTTA APPLIQUÉS
CAMPANIAN, ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Mold-made, one in the form of a facing head of a Gorgon, a row of curling locks arching over her forehead, the wide mouth with fangs and protruding tongue; and two in the form of a facing head of Acheloös, each with the hair brushed forward, the locks terminating in snail curls, with lidded bulging eyes, thin high-arching brows merging with the bridge of the nose, the long flowing down-turned mustache overlapping the spade-shaped beard, one preserving traces of red pigment
First: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high (3)
Provenance
European Private Collection.
with Robert Haber & Associates, New York, late 1990s.

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