Hellenistic Terracotta Statuette of a Woman from Canosa

Culture: Greek/Canosan
Period: 4th-3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 24 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2232
Provenance: Belgian private collection A.D.M., acquired before 2000. Thence Belgian private collection P.D., acquired 2005. Finally in the private collection of E. W., Vienna, Austria. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: A small crack on the neck, otherwise intact and of excellent quality.
Description: Extremely fine Canosan terracotta figure of a standing woman. The left foot elongated as the pivot leg, the right free leg slightly bent, the feet visible. She is wearing a finely ribbed chiton and on top a himation pulled over her head and held together with her right hand on chest level. The left hand placed on her hip. Fanstastic drapery and wonderful polychrome color remains. The back almost flat. Accompanied by a TL-test dated 26 November 2015. Mounted.