Roman terracotta head of a comic actor

R60

£200.00

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A head from a terracotta figure of a comic actor wearing a mask.

Culture
Roman, 1st Century BC – 1st Century AD

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs

Size
4.1 x 3.6 cms, 8 cms including stand

Provenance
Ex. collection: Maurice Fallies, France (1883-1965) and thence by family descent. Fallies was an artist active in the early to mid 20th Century and known mostly for his paintings of Paris street scenes.

Mounted in the 19th or early 20th Century on an ebonised wood display stand

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