A Western Asiatic female idol, 4th - 3rd millennium B.C.
Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 380 Lots
DescriptionStrongly stylised half figure in the shape of a cross. The two breasts clearly visible, but only very reduced details on the head: The eyes are indicated by short notches. There is also a horizontal notch above the forehead. The reduced depiction has a great effect on the viewer. The original polished surface only partially preserved. Scratches above the right breast. Intact. Height 9 cm.
Provenance: Private collection in Rhineland-Palantine, by descent from the father.
Condition: II - Questions about the lot?