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LOT 0292

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GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,680 - 2,250
USD ($) 1,890 - 2,520

Price
£1,350 (EUR 1,516; USD 1,701) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Canaanite Standing Idol

2nd millennium BC

A slender nude male bronze standing idol with free-running ring at the waist and free-running ring at the neck, right hand raised with hand extended, left hand pressed against the chest with a fixed ring around the arm, incised line from the shoulder blades to the feet delineates the back, buttocks, legs and feet, while on the front incised lines indicate a wrist ornament on the right arm and delineate facial details, pelvic region, legs, feet, toes and fingers; standing on an integral rhomboidal base; mounted on a custom-made stand. 307 grams total, 27cm including stand (10 1/2"). Fine condition.

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Provenance
From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.