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LOT 0292

Estimate
GBP (£) 9,000 - 12,000
EUR (€) 10,230 - 13,640
USD ($) 11,530 - 15,380

Opening Bid
£8,100 (EUR 9,208; USD 10,380) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Western Asiatic Canaanite Votive Seated Deity

Late 2nd millennium BC

A bronze figure of a deity, seated frontal with joined legs and upright torso, right arm raised in a benediction gesture, left arm bent to hold an object in a fisted hand; wearing a short crown with rounded top with the remains of silver cladding, and a long dress with fringed border and decorated collar; narrow face with light features; peg extending from the rear and below the feet for insertion onto a throne; mounted on a custom-made stand. 1.7 kg total, 21cm including stand (8 1/4"). Fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
From an English private collection, 1973-2012; previously in the Hormann collection, Germany, 1946-1973; formerly with Elie Bustros, Beirut.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th Feb 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 26th Feb 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Thursday 28th Feb 2019 (Day 3)
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