Etruscan Sphinx

Period: 6th-5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 13 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4003
Provenance: German private collection; later collection Moretti, San Marino.
Condition: Polychrome remains, intact.
Description: Extraordinarily well preserved terracotta Sphinx with a female head (typical Greek, Etruscan) wearing a diadem, with an elaborated plaited hairdo with two braids. A broad blue band divides the feathered tail from the red decorated chest. Many paint remains.
Culture: Etruscan