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LOT 1066

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 460
USD ($) 420 - 560

Opening Bid
£300 (EUR 347; USD 416) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Tel Halaf Mother Goddess Idol

4th millennium BC

A ceramic figure modelled as a seated goddess with legs folded in front of the body, pinched head and face, wearing a headdress; facial features and detailing to the legs applied in paint. 52 grams, 92mm (3 1/2"). Fair condition, limbs largely absent.

Provenance
Property of a gentleman living in central London; acquired from a French gallery in 1982; thence by descent.