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HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA LADY OF FASHION

With delicate facial features and her hair dressed in a melon coiffure. She turns her head slightly to the right. She wears a chiton and a cloak which is pulled over her breasts and angled right arm in taut folds. She holds the tip of the garment fast with her left arm.
The shape of her slightly bent right leg is visible below the drapery. For the pose and the way the cloak is draped over the angled right arm, see Schefold - 1960, p. 275, no. 376 with illus.

Ca. 300 BC

H. 6 in. (15.4 cm.)

Ex English collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 90.

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