Etruscan Archaic Terracotta Head of a Woman

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 9.9 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4180
Provenance: From the collection of Emily and Walter Mead, Santa Fe, USA, acquired between 1960 and 1990.
Condition: Unrestored
Description: Elegant terracotta head of a woman with archaic featuers. The face slender, the eyes almond-shaped, the small mouth formed to a smile. The nose is long and prominent, the bridge of the nose merges directly into the finely drawn brows. The woman has her hair parted in the centre with two rows of small corkscrew curls.