Lot 3688

An impressive Hungarian Neolithic Venus idol, terracotta, Körös culture, 4th millenium B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots

Hammer price € 1,700

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Description

Strongly sculptured terracotta idol with narrow neck, angled arms and narrow waist. Both forearms rest on the chest. Clearly marked belly button and powerful lower body. The legs end in narrow, short stumps. Scratched lines serve to separate parts of the body. Head missing, otherwise intact. Remains of incrustations on the back. Height 7 cm.
Exceptionally engaging Venus idol!

Provenance: South German private collection.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.