Terracotta Antefix of a Silenus

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 19.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2373
Provenance: English private collection, acquired between 1970 and 1980.
Condition: A fragment with a strong expression.
Description: Molded antefix made of reddish clay with the head of a Silenus. The face with a long shaggy beard, furious eyes between thick lids, a broad, flat nose and a high, bald forehead. Silenus has the typical animal ears. Probably from Tarentum or Metapontum. Mounted.