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Western Asiatic Statuette of a Kneeling Priest

Antiquities - Western Asiatic


LOT 0702

Estimate
GBP (£) 15,000 - 20,000
EUR (€) 16,940 - 22,590
USD ($) 21,050 - 28,060
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Opening Bid: £13,500 (EUR 15,246; USD 18,941)
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WESTERN ASIATIC STATUETTE OF A KNEELING PRIEST
Late 3rd millennium BC

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. 359 grams, 84mm (3 1/2").

Condition
Very fine condition. An important museum quality object.

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.

Date
Tuesday 20th February 2018 to Saturday 24 February 2018:
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Emmanuel Centre
9-23 Marsham Street
Westminster
London, SW1P 3DW

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