A pair of Greek Terracotta Rosette Appliqués, Magna Graecia, ca. 350 - 300 BCE
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These lovely five-petaled flowers alternate with five stems around a central disc with a hole for attachment.
For a parallel example, see: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 1991.169.1–.3. Such appliqués in the form of rosettes are known to have been used as decoration on wooden sarcophagi in Tarantum.
Dimensions: Diameter: 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm)
Condition: Minor flaking to the surface, half the stem points lost, otherwise in good condition. Custom mounted.
Provenance: David F. Hoff, TX (1948 - 2021) private collection and then by descent.
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