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Etruscan polychrome terracotta antefix with head of a woman   Etruscan polychrome terracotta antefix with head of a woman
ETRUSCAN POLYCHROME TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX WITH THE HEAD OF A GODDESS

She wears a high stephane decorated with alternating red and black stripes. The lips, crown of head and the wavy hair framing the face are highlighted with red; brows, eyes, and hair rendered in dark brown; surfaces overall with a cream-coloured coating.

Latium, ca. 480 BC

H. 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.)

Ex Hans Tollmann collection, Cologne, Germany, acquired in the 1960s-70s.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 98.

CBL53
$9,750


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