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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    A CANAANITE BRONZE FIGURE

    CIRCA 1700-1500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A CANAANITE BRONZE FIGURE
    CIRCA 1700-1500 B.C.
    The stylized figure with flat body tapering to a peg below the waist, wearing flat-topped conical headdress with deep diagonal ribbing, the oval face with large recessed eyes, long nose and small mouth, with large protruding ears pierced for earrings, one coiled earring remaining, mounted
    4 in. (10 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private collection, United Kingdom, acquired prior to 1995.