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LOT 0702

Estimate
GBP (£) 15,000 - 20,000
EUR (€) 17,760 - 23,680
USD ($) 19,150 - 25,530


WESTERN ASIATIC STATUETTE OF A KNEELING PRIEST
LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM BC
3 1/2" (359 grams, 84mm).

A bronze statuette of a kneeling priest wearing a knee-length kilt, the long hair combed back from the face and extending down the back, arms bent and fists clenched resting on the belt; recess to the underside.

PROVENANCE:
Property of a London gentleman; part of a family collection since the 1970s. Accompanied by a report of metallurgic analytical results, written by Metallurgist Dr. Brian Gilmour of the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford.

CONDITION