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Female Figurine from a Vessel
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Female Figurine from a Vessel


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Description This figure is from a type of vase that occasionally took the form of a female head. South Italian artists frequently applied separately molded figurines to pottery and depicted faces with heavy jaws and prominently lidded eyes.
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dr. Frederick G. Stern, Potomac, MD; Walters Art Museum, December 1985, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. Frederick G. Stern, 1985

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Period
3rd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta with white slip and paint
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2528
Measurements
17 15/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (45.5 x 15 x 15 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Canosa (Place of Discovery)

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