Canosan Terracotta Head of a Woman

Culture: Greek/Canosan
Period: 4th-3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 11.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2243
Provenance: Private collection Dr. Yves Goalard, France, acquired in the 1970s.
Condition: Some wear on the floral hair dress, the face intact and of particularly gentle expression.
Description: Terracotta head of a young woman with almond-shaped eyes and a gentle smile. She bends her head slightly to the right, and wears an elaborate hair dress of leaves and garlands. Her hair is parted in the centre and pulled together to a hair wreath. From Canosa. Mounted.