Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7203

Kouros

Etruscan, late 6th century BC

Bronze. Solid-cast statuette of a naked youth standing on a round base. The left foot steps slightly forward while the right stands back, both arms hang straight down by the figure's sides. His hands close to his thighs. The body forms are muscular with massive shoulders and abdominal muscles. His hair is divided into narrow strands which form a fringe over the forehead and is similarly treated over the nape. The face with almond shaped eyes and narrow lips with slight smile. Intact.

 

cf. S. Haynes, Etruscan Bronzes, Sotheby´s Publications, London 1985, no. 36

 

Provenance: Private collection R. G., Pforzheim, Germany, acquired by Dr. Leo Mildenberg between

1974 and 1990.

 

 

H 7.5 cm

Price € 8.500