Greek mask of youthful satyr

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Description

ITEMMask of youthful satyr
MATERIALTerracotta
CULTUREGreek, South Italy, Hellenistic Period
PERIOD2nd – 1st Century B.C
DIMENSIONS130 mm x 110 mm
CONDITIONGood condition, restored
PROVENANCEEx English private collection, acquired before 2000
DESCRIPTIONLarge lidded eyes, exaggerated arching brows, open mouth, hollow to the interior, and rounded dimpled chin, the curly hair bound by fillet, with two short curving horns emerging, and attachment hole either side of central berry
BIBLIOGRAPHYBONHAMS. Antiquities auction (5 Jul 2018) Lot 22