Greek Pottery Goddess Thymaterion

11862. Greek Pottery Goddess Thymaterion

Magna Gracia or Sicily, Circa 3rd to 2nd century BC

A beautiful terracotta ritual incense burner in the form of a youthful female. She wears a high crown headdress and is draped in a himation. Atop her head is a bowl depression atop showing signs of carbon charges from ritual usage. Wear to painted pigment on surface of which some remains. Size 15 inches (38 cm) H. Provenance: From the estate of V.P., Linz, acquired between 1995 and 2005. EX Gorny & Mosch, Auction 239 6/16/2016 lot 148


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