Tanagra Figure of a Young Woman

Culture: Greek
Period: 4th-3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 20.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2186
Provenance: Collection Günther Kranz, acquired in the 1980s. Thence Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 4539. With certificate of the Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: A professionally stabilized stress crack running from the burning hole to the belly, but possibly not throughout. Otherwise intact.
Description: The body of the young woman is covered in a wide, fully pleated chiton. The legs are transposed, the left one slightly bent. The right arm is wrapped and raised to her breasts, the left one on waist height. Especially beautiful is the graceful, slightly bent head with the wavy, pulled back hairstyle. Her hair is held by a band and crowned by a ribbon. Two strong strands framing the long neck. A round burning hole at the back. White and some red color remains.