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LOT 0198

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 600 - 840
USD ($) 680 - 950

Opening Bid
£450 (EUR 538; USD 613) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Terracotta Fertility Vessel

1st millennium BC

A terracotta fertility vessel emulating a human figure, composed of a a square-section lower body and tapering round-section upper body, four rounded conical feet, two integral loop handles, one face incised with a matchstick figure, stylised branches to the remaining three faces. 74 grams, 95mm (3 3/4"). Fine condition, one foot absent.

Provenance
Collection of a deceased London gentleman, 1979-1999, by descent.