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LOT 0240

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GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,110 - 2,820
USD ($) 2,350 - 3,130

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£1,800 (EUR 2,113; USD 2,349) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Kneeling Priest with Sacred Bull Statuette

2nd millennium BC

A bronze diorama on a L-shaped base depicting a bull standing with shackle to one foreleg attached to a stub pillar, bowl by the forelegs, kneeling kilted male to the side with pot on his lap, hands clasped, mouth open; attachment lugs to the underside. 161 grams, 56mm (2 1/4"). Fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; part of his family collection since the 1970s.