Huge 20th Century Terracotta Head of Niobe Classical Bust
REF: MOD247 / LA320061
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20th Century terracotta example of the head of Niobe, based on a Roman copy of the Greek original. She is depicted as a bereaved mother, weeping for the loss of her children. In Greek mythology, Niobe was daughter of Tantalus and wife of Amphion, king of Thebes. Her seven sons and seven daughters were killed by Apollo and Artemis as a punishment for her boasting, causing an age of sorrow for Niobe. She is depicted as a bereaved mother, weeping for the loss of her children.
Modants Ltd has clarified that the Huge 20th Century Terracotta Head of Niobe Classical Bust (LA320061) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 20th Century
In good order with minor cracking. Impressive scale and a great decorative piece.
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