A Canosan terracotta female bust and an Hellenistic terracotta mask, 2
Lot 339*
A Canosan terracotta female bust and an Hellenistic terracotta mask, 2
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
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Lot Details
A Canosan terracotta female bust
Circa 3rd Century B.C.
Possibly the lid of a vessel, depicted wearing a fillet with radiating leaves and drop-shaped earrings, the neck flaring to the cylindrical base, preserving extensive pigment, 4¾in (12cm) high; and an Hellenistic terracotta mask, of a girl with plump features, openwork eyes and hair falling straight on the sides of the face, circa 3rd Century B.C., 4in (10cm) high, mounted (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Victor Gulotta Collection, Massachusetts.
    Canosan bust: Wally Lewis Collection, Scottsdale, Arizona, acquired in the late 1980s.
    Hellenistic mask: Bonhams, 30 October 2003, lot 415.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
    Bonhams
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