Etruscan Antefix of a Maenad

Culture: Etruscan
Period: Late 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 20 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4096
Provenance: English private collection, acquired between 1960 and 1990.
Condition: Fragment of high quality.
Description: Antefix in form of a woman's head with archaic features. The wavy hair parted in the centre and falling into her forehead in several strands. The eyes are almond-shaped, her mouth with an archaic smile, the chin distinct. With a himation pulled over her back of the head. Beautiful white, red and brown color remains.