Hellenistic Terracotta Statuette of a Woman from Canosa

Culture: Greek/Canosa
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 15.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2426
Provenance: From an old Parisian private collection from the 1980s.
Condition: Some wear on the veil on the left half of the face. The left half of the figure's face with old traces of weathering, probably caused by moisture.
Description: Large terracotta statuette of a woman in a long, pleated gown. She wears a chiton which reaches to the floor. On top she is covered with a himation which is wrapped around her head as a veil and also around her arms. The right hand is raised to her belly, the left is pressed against her hip. The woman stands with the weight on her left leg, the right free leg is slightly bent backwards. Impressive, large statuette with abundant original color remains. Mounted.