Hellenistic Terracotta Statuette of Aphrodite

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 23.8 cm high
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 2302
Provenance: Collection Karl Ledl (1924-1968), Vienna, Austria. Acquired end of the 1950s. Since then in a family estate.
Condition: Head professionally reattached. On the basis two small reattached fragments, as well as a chip on the right leg, otherwise intact.
Description: A terracotta statuette of Aphrodite in Pudica gesture pressed from a mold. The goddess nude and covering her private part with her right hand. The left hand holds the cascading gown. She stands with her weight on her left leg and her right one slightly bent. Under the gown the toes are visible. Aphrodite has her head slightly tilted to the left front and wears her hair parted in the middle, above a diadem. With color remains. Mounted.