Tanagra Figure of a Girl

Culture: Greek
Period: 4th-3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 9.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2434
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 graceful terracotta statuette of a girl with a coquettish expression of an adolescent. The girl stands slightly to the left, she wears a floor-length chiton and above it a himation, which she lifts at hip height with her right hand. She has childish chubby cheeks, she has bent her left arm, and placed her hand on her round belly. The facial expression is coquettish, the gaze confidently directed straight ahead. The girl has half-length hair, with thick curls over her ears. A wonderful work from Tanagra. With an old collection number 10 at the bottom. With a TL test of 23 October 2021.