|HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA STATUETTE OF A DANCING WOMAN,
her left leg advancing, her left hand pressed against her hip beneath the fabric of her billowing garment, and her right hand gathering the fabric to keep her from tripping. Remains of white slip over all.
3rd Century BC
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.)
Ex German private collection, acquired from the Baroness von Ohlendorff, Munich, in 1988.
For Greek cloak dancers see: F.W. Hamdorf (Ed.), Hauch des Prometheus. Exhibition, Munich, 1996, no. 111.