• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 261

    A LURISTAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MOTHER AND CHILD

    EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LURISTAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MOTHER AND CHILD
    EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Clasping the child to her chest with both arms, suspension rings on each shoulder with miniature amphora, one now missing, the back of body with openwork diamond, suspension ring at back of head, mounted
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired at auction in London in the 1990s.