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Violin idol

Eastern Mediterranean, Early Bronze age II, early 3rd millennium BC
Marble.
H 10.7 cm

Carved schematic figurine with oval corpus, neck and head. The body and the head are separated from the neck by a depression. In comparison to the mainly flat Anatolian violin idols, this piece is very vividly worked and more closely resembles the hybrid Cycladic idols.

Published

Galerie Günter Puhze – catalogue Kunst der Antike 5, Freiburg im Breisgau 1983, no. 24

Provenance

German private collection H. W. (1931-2018), acquired 1983 on the German art market.

Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate.

Price
€ 19.000
Item
7369