Lotto 3 | Etruscan Terracotta Big Portrait, 4th - 3rd century BC; height cm 29

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Etruscan Terracotta Big Portrait, 4th - 3rd century BC; height cm 29

Etruscan Terracotta Big Portrait, 4th - 3rd century BC; height cm 29; A naturalistic terracotta head depicting a young girl, realized with an incredibly realistic visage comprised of open and delined shaped eyes, an aquiline nose, plumed lips, naturalistic ears. The young girl wears a smooth diadem, from which strands of wavy hair descend on her forehead; the hair is gathered in a high knot and falls into outlined and curled strands. Provenance: English private collection, acquired before 2000.