Greek protome with nicely rendered late archaic features. The female head is showing small almond-shaped eyes, a prominent nose and lips drawn into a slight archaic smile. She wears a stephane and a veil.
Probably from Sicily, following an Eastern Greek model.
Published with Cahn Auktionen AG, Auktion 2, 21. September 2007, lot no. 351a.
Western Greek, Archaic Period, around 500 BC
H. 10.3 cm (4.1 in)
W. 5.9 cm (2.3 in)
H. with stand 15.2 cm (6 in)
Intact and fine. Soil deposits.
Cahn Auktionen AG, September 2007 sale, lot no. 351a.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.