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Lot 0228
Greece, ca. 500 BCE. This is an orange-red pottery protome showing a face with elaborately styled, flowing hair and clear features including a realistic nose, eyes, and mouth. A protome is a three dimensional mold that would have been part of a vessel, especially a handle; in antiquity, this piece was most likely painted. Size: 4.4" W x 4.5" H (11.2 cm x 11.4 cm). Provenance: Ex-private M. Reniger collection, Chicago, IL.

Dimensions

4.4 x 4.5 x 0.5 in

Weight

1 lb

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Greek Pottery Protome of Face

Estimate $250 - $313Jul 21, 2018