LARGE GROUP OF GREEK TERRACOTTA FRAGMENTS
4th - 2nd century BC
This large lot is composed of a rich group of terracotta fragments, with interesting specimens producted in Magna Graecia. The lot includes fragments of decorative and votive slabs, with the depiction of female arms, in offering attitude, adorned heads of goddess, and pieces related to the cult of Dionysus. Provenance: Collection returned by the German Judicial Authority to Herakles Numismatik und Antiquitäten GmbH (München), who acquired it on the European art market since the 1970s; from 2000s the entire collection is located in the United Kingdom; some objects of this collection were bought subsequently by the Italian Government (e.g.: bari.repubblica.it - Archeologia, torna in Puglia la stele dauna di oltre 2.500 anni fa: presa all'asta con una colletta). Almost all objects need restoration, if well executed will be an excellent investment, also a good exercise for scientific or academic purposes. Lot sold as seen, no returns.