A Hellenistic Terracotta Brazier Protome, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd - 1st century BCE
GT003-PBRegular price $750 USD
the attachment from a brazier, a pottery container for fire, molded within a rectangular framework and set vertically with the head of a man wearing a Phrygian style helmet, his long full beard extended forward to form support for a vessel.
See reference and similar examples: Hayes, John W., Greek and Greek-Style Painted and Plain Pottery in the Royal Ontario Museum, 1992 ROM, fig. 247 - 250.
Dimensions: Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
Condition: Fragmentary at the back from detachment, the front intact and in very good condition overall. Museum quality custom mount.
Provenance: Private Maryland collection acquired between 1968-1969.