Greek Terracotta Theater Actor

Culture: Greek
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 12.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2188
Provenance: Estate of family Neumeier, Hessen. Acquired in the 1960s. Sold on 3 May 2014 to the Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, Frankfurt. With certificate of the Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Except for a small crack on the vent-hole intact.
Description: The actor is wearing a grotesque mask with a wide-open mouth, small nose and large bulging eyes. His full hair is pulled back into a quiff, covered by a cape. He stands with stretched out, parallel legs on a plinth, his private part is pulled up, above a big belly, covered by a short garment. The arms are behind a cape or bag, carried over his shoulder.