A GREEK TERRACOTTA KORE
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Hand-modelled, wearing a peplos, a low polos, and applied disk earrings, her oval face with large lidded almond-shaped eyes, a prominent nose and rounded chin, her lips pursed into a smile, her hair scalloped along the forehead and falling in large braids over the shoulders, the braids impressed with horizontal striations
8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high
European Art Market, 1999.
Anonymous sale; Boisgirard & Associés, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 16 June 2005, lot 166.