Greek Terracotta Female Tanagra Figurine
4th-3rd century BC. A moulded hollow figurine depicting a female with hair drawn up at the back of the head, in a loosely fitting robe held together by her left hand at waist level and her right at her chest; one foot emerges from beneath the folds of the skirt; with a rectangular aperture in the figurine's back. Ex Pullen collection. 130 grams, 15.5 cm. ("). Tanagra figurines are a mould-cast type of Greek terracotta statuette, produced from the later fourth century BC, in the Boeotian town of Tanagra. Aside from deities, the favoured subjects were females clothed in everyday costume.
Fine condition, fine crack to neck.