Archaic Terracotta Head Protome

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 9.4 cm high
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 2458
Provenance: German private collection H. W., acquired from André de Munter in Brussels, Belgium.
Condition: Breaks on the rim, but the head is intact.
Description: Sculptural terracotta head protome or mask with prominent archaic features. The head, possibly a woman, with a long, pointy nose, wide open mouth and vigilant eyes between thick lids and above distinct cheekbones. The woman has her hair parted in the middle and wears a headdress. Above two holes for mounting. With remains of white engobe. Mounted.