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Lot 0031A
Ancient Greece, ca. 5th to 4th century BCE. A wonderful circular terracotta relief depicting the head of a goddess, perhaps Tyche (Roman counterpart being Fortuna) - the goddess of luck and fortune - with her attractive head in high relief and presenting delicate features framed by a wavy coiffure, donning a necklace, and surrounded by a leafy wreath (one of her chief attributes), with a 'beaded' border. Size: 7.75" W x 7.25" H (19.7 cm x 18.4 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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#139673

Condition

Repaired from multiple pieces. Expected surface wear commensurate with age. Loss to top of head/coiffure. Earthen and mineral deposits.

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Greek Terracotta Relief w/ Goddess

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Oct 25, 2018