A Greek quartzite head fragment
Lot 37
A Greek quartzite head fragment
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 23,097) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Greek quartzite head fragment
Circa early 6th Century B.C.
Showing the left side of the head of a kore, the curly hair tied with a fillet and arranged in plaits falling at the back, the almond-shaped eye with detailed lids, the raised cheekbone suggesting the typical archaic smile, 6in (15cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Jacques Schotte (1928-2007), Belgium, formed between the 1950s to the mid-1980s.
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