Greek Terracotta Woman of Fashion - Ancient Art & Antiquities

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Seller: hix.antiquitatis (713) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282753973046 Greek Terracotta Woman of Fashion An ancient Hellenistic Greek terracotta statuette of a fashionablej woman standing with a himation draped over a long chiton. She wears a wreath and her hair is bound in a double bun at the top.Ca. 3rd century BC. Height: 6 5/8 in. (16.6 cm).Terracotta statuettes depicting ancient Greek women in fine dress became especially popular during the Hellenistic period. Workshops at Tanagra in Boeotia, and at Rhodes, and Alexandria produced a great many finely modeled and painted examples of fashionable women.cf.: L. Burn & R. Higgins, Catalogue of Greek Terracottas in the British Museum, Vol. III, (London, 2001), nos. 2702-2704. Formerly with Phocian Jean Tano (nephew of Nicholas Tano, Cairo antiquities dealer, d. 1924), by descent to an English private collection, 1970's, marked Mar 10/'12 on the interior. #4305 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art. Material: Terracota, Provenance: Ownership History Available

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