SOUTH ITALY Terracotta adorante


South Italy – Terracotta Adorante.
Archaic female figure holding her himation as a veil high up in her raised arms, wearing chiton with himation and diagonal breast-belt; diadem in her hair, dressed up in row of curls around forehead and falling in tresses on her shoulders. Reverse flat, mould-made. Beige clay with mica.

H. 22,5 cm. Intact. Mounted. Ex priv. coll. I.B., Netherlands 1988, formerly HAC, Switzerland.

c. 500 BC