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A rare greek terracotta figure of an acrobat. Including TL test.

A rare greek terracotta figure of an acrobat. Including TL test.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1303978
J. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art
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TITLE: Contortionist CULTURE: Greek PERIOD: 4th Century BC MATERIAL: Terracotta, provided of TL test. DIMENSIONS: Diameter of base 10.3 cm; height 2.5 cm. Figure: width 9 cm, height 7.5 cm REF: 20141815 PRICE: 6,500 € PROVENANCE: A private collection in Europe, acquired in the 1980s. CONDITION: In good condition, with restoration in the left leg and slight chipping on the edge of the base. DESCRIPCIÓN: A naked female figurine in an acrobatic position. The elbows and the extended arms with closed fists are supporting the weight of the body. This is arched over the head to the degree that the hands are almost touching the feet. The beautiful woman has hair styled in a manner typical of these terracotta pieces. The locks are combed back to a bun at the back of the head. The figurine is placed on a circular plinth also made of terracotta