Hellenistic Terracotta Head of Apollo

Culture: Greek
Period: 2nd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2445
Provenance: From the private collection of the French archaeologist Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899). For over 120 years in the family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Very finely worked out head of Apollo. The oval head slightly tilted to the left, the short, wavy hear piled up above the forehead and parted in the centre. Thick hair strands cover the ears and reach to the cheeks. The features reflecting noble grace. His smooth forehead and modelled eye brows merge to the nasal bridge, his full lips slightly open, his chin angular, the gaze into the far distance. On the back a collection number. Mounted.