Terracotta Statuette of a Young Boy with a Money Bag

Culture: Greek
Period: 2nd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 12.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2341
Provenance: French private collection Charles-Louis Frossard (1827-1902). By descent to the daughter Emilie Isabelle Frossard (1854-1921). By descent to Henry Schloesing (1879-1958). Thence sold in 1928 to Joseph Altounian (1890-1954). Since then in a family estate. Accompanied by an old collection photograph from the Frossard estate and a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Intact
Description: Hellenistic terracotta statuette of a young boy standing on a square base. He is draped in a long coat, which is wrapped around his right hand at chest height. His left hand, also wrapped, holds a money bag hanging down at his waist. The young boy has thick, curly hair and a broad filet. With beautiful color remains. Possibly from Myrina. At the bottom of the base an old collection sticker. Accompanied by a TL-test dated 8 August 2019 confirming the age of the statuette.