Ancient Greek Winged Cherub

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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