Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 3159

Bust of Persephone

Magna Graecia, ca. 400 B.C.

Clay. Bust of the goddess Persephone with oval face, curly hair, polos, pierced ears and a necklace. Head intact, lower part recomposed from fragments.

cf. W. Hornbostel, Exhibition catalogue Kunst der Antike – Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, 1977, no. 116

Private collection Geneva, acquired prior to 1970.

H 41,1 cm

Price € 12.000