An impressive Hungarian Neolithic Venus idol, terracotta, Körös culture, 4th millenium B.C.
Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots
Hammer price € 1,700Show related lots
DescriptionStrongly 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?