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Ancient Greek Winged Cherub

Item Number: 5158
$1,950.00
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Period:
Circa 1st - 2nd century CE
Dimensions:
5 1/4" (13 cm) with stand; 4 1/2" ( 11 cm) without stand
Material:
Terracotta Unglazed
Condition:
Good with a barely visible crack on left wing
Region:
Roman
Provenance:
Acquired by present owner from Harmer Rooke Galleries in 1990 and in an old American collection prior to that.

Description

A lovely draped terracotta female cherub figurine with some of the original slip and pink polychrome remaining. A pair of expressive eyes and her nose showing over her veil. A very charming example of Greco Hellenic terracotta sculpture and craftsmanship.

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