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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME

MID-5TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME
MID-5TH CENTURY B.C.
With her curly hair parted, wearing a headband and stephane, pierced twice for attachment above, 5 in. (14 cm.) high; a Boeotian female mask protome, her thick waved hair parted and falling onto her shoulders, wearing a low polos pierced on reverse for attachment, repaired, late 5th Century B.C., 7.1/8 in. (18 cm.) high; and a Sicilian head of a kore, fragmentary, with tight curls around the forehead, thin nose and small pointed chin, wearing polos and disc earring, late 6th Century B.C., 6 in. (15.8 cm.) high (3)
Provenance
Item one: with old collection label... stamped and dated "24 July '26".

Lot Essay

Item one: with old collection label stamped and dated "24 July '26".

Item two: cf. R. A. Higgins, Terracottas in the British Museum, I, London, 1969, p. 228, no. 857, pl. 121 for similar from Tanagra.
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