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Auction: Antiquities
was auctioned on: 3 June 2009
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN

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Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:  US$4,375
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN
TANAGRA, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA MID 3RD CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN TANAGRA, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA MID 3RD CENTURY B.C. Mold-made, depicted standing with her weight on her right leg, wearing a long chiton and a himation wrapped tightly around her shoulders, her right arm akimbo beneath the himation, her left hand clutching its edge, with zigzag folds cascading below, her head turned sharply to her right, her hair arranged in a melon-coiffure with a chignon in back, on an integral plinth, a rectangular exhaust in back, preserving some traces of polychrome, including red for the hair and drapery 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Antiquities
Date of the auction: 3 Jun 2009
Address: Christie's
3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center