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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    A BACTRIAN ALABASTER SEATED MONKEY

    CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A BACTRIAN ALABASTER SEATED MONKEY
    CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Stylized, with a rounded back and bent legs, the truncated arms drilled, perhaps for insertion, the head with a short snout and a horizontal mouth, with dotted circle eyes, a recess on the forehead, the rounded ears in relief
    8 in. (20.3 cm) high


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    Provenance

    German Private Collection, 1980.