A Greek terracotta plastic vase in the shape of a siren
Lot 83*
A Greek terracotta 'plastic' Siren balsamarium
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,033) inc. premium
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A Greek terracotta 'plastic' Siren balsamarium
Circa 6th Century B.C.
Seated with her head turning to the right, with long tresses of hair, wearing a polos, pierced for pouring, the tail fanning out behind, 5½in (14cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    P. Vérité Collection, Paris, from the 1920's, thence by descent to C. Vérité, France.
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