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Ancient Greek Votive Pottery Cow - 450 BC

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Seller: artancientltd (9,292) 99.7%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201685055812 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge A particularly large and rare example of Classical Greek art. Dating to around 450 BC this beautiful and large naturalistic pottery sculpture of a Cow would have once served in a Temple in ancient Greece as a Fertility Votive.She is shown with full udders and teats, her tail raised. She has flared nostrils and her mouth is partly open , head turned to the right. A very large, naturalistic terracotta with pathos.The classical Greeks were expert sculptors with terracotta as well as stone and marble, this being a glaring example of their expertise. A piece such as this was likely moulded in sections, then finished by hand. Height: 7 1/2 inches.Length: 13 inchesCondition: Part of right foreleg re-attached following clean break. Mounted as shown. Provenance:German private collection, 2008. Previously in an English private collection and acquired in the 1970's. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, www.ArtAncient.com. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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