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A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA GROUP
A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA GROUP

APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA GROUP
APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Depicting Eros and Psyche embracing, seated on a rock, decorated in bright polychromy over white slip, Eros depicted nude, his pink wings outstretched, his brown hair arranged in a top-knot bound in a blue band, Psyche with a pink mantle draped around her legs, her torso nude, her brown hair tied in a chignon and bound in a pink band, her head tilted up toward Eros, her left arm akimbo, her right along her right side with the hand open
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Private Collection, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1977.

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