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LOT 0210

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 700 - 940
USD ($) 800 - 1,060

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,143

South Arabian Seated God Figure

2nd-1st millennium BC

A carved oolitic limestone figure modelled as an enthroned deity with semi-naturalistic detailing to the hair and face, stylised hands held out at the chest, bare feet, piercings through the nose and ears. 2.7 kg, 24.5cm (9 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the S.A. collection, London, UK, 1990s.

Literature
Cf. The British Museum, museum numbers 122005 and 122008, for similar.