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Greek Terracotta Protome Bust of Demeter Lot 13C Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 2

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (36) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263839702982 LOT 13CSeller's Estimate: USD 1,200 - 1,800 Greece, Classical period, ca. 5th century BCE. A protome bust of a woman, probably Demeter, the goddess of agriculture, the harvest, and fertility. She has a beautifully-modeled face with heavy-lidded eyes, full lips, and thick, center-parted hair. Her bust has rounded shoulders and high, small breasts. There are traces of remaining white pigment on the surface. This was a votive figure, made as a gift to the gods, and would have been displayed in a small altar, perhaps in the home or in a temple or shrine; it may also have been placed into a tree in a sacred grove. Size: 3.5" W x 4.05" H (8.9 cm x 10.3 cm) Provenance: private New York, New York, USA collection; ex collection of Professor Dr. Gunther Marschall, Hamburg (1913 - 1997), acquired between 1967 and 1975 All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #133036 Condition Report: Repaired and restored at neck, with overpainting on the repair lines. Light encrustation in lower profile areas, with surface wear commensurate with age. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Antiquities | Egypt, Greece, Italy, Asia offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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