Statuette of a Belly Actor

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 10 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2028
Provenance: Belgian private collection, acquired in the 1980s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Figure standing on a rectangular base wearing a short tunica, tiny coat and a pointed hat. The thick, padded doublet, the tied up phallus (infibulation) and the mask-like face with beard indicate that is statuette represents a dressed-up actor. He is balancing a bag on his shoulders. Comes with a French antiquities passport!