Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7159

Reclining banqueter

Magna Graecia, 5th century BC

Terracotta. Statuette of a smiling male banqueter with bare upper body and long hair shown reclining on a couch on his left elbow. He wears a mantle with wave-pattern indicating its drapery. He holds fruit in his left hand . His right arm rests on his thigh. The right knee is raised. Flat back part and open bottom. Intact, traces of red paint remain on face, shoulder and right arm.

cf. Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, no. Kuhn 25 

Provenance:
South German private collection Dr. K., acquired 1979 at Galerie Günter Puhze.

H 11.3 cm

Price € 8.500