AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
Mold-made, depicting a young woman with an oval face, her pointed chin dimpled, her long slender nose merging with her thin brows, the articulated eyes with thick sharp lids, wearing earrings, her hair arranged in a melon-coiffure, with her veil pulled up over the top of her head, on a graceful flaring neck
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
Jean-Alain Mariaud de Serres (1920-1999); François de Ricqlès, Drouot-Montaigne, Paris, 1-2 October 2000, lot 346.