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Greek Hellenistic pottery figure of Aphrodite

G91

£425.00

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A hollow moulded pottery figure depicting Aphrodite, the goddess of love, standing beside an altar.

Culture
Greek, Hellenistic, 3rd to 1st Century BC

Condition
Professionally repaired and restored from numerous fragments, the feet and base are reconstructed.

Size
21.8 x 9.7 cms

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Nantes, France; acquired by inheritance. Formerly purchased from the dealer Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996) prior to 1974. Accompanied by a letterheaded note guaranteeing authenticity issued by Koutoulakis.

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