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Seated terracotta Aphrodite, Greek Tarentine, mid 4th century BC

Seated terracotta Aphrodite, Greek Tarentine, mid 4th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1320382
Ostracon Ancient Art
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $720.00 
Finely modelled figurine of Aphrodite with her hands resting on her thighs.
The goddess of love is shown with pairs of rosettes on each arm which fix a skintight garment once rendered with applied color.
Feet and a small flower on the left hand broken off, otherwise intact.
Terracotta
Greek from Taranto, South Italy, mid 4th century BC
H. 16.5 cm (6.5 in)
H. with stand 18 cm (7.1 in)
Swiss private collection, Baden (details to purchaser)

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.