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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    A MIDDLE ELAMITE BRONZE STANDING FIGURE

    CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MIDDLE ELAMITE BRONZE STANDING FIGURE
    CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.
    Wearing close fitting cap, full-length belted garment and thick necklet, right arm held to side and left arm bent at elbow and resting on lower chest, with full cheeks, long nose and large rimmed eyes, mounted
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London, late 1980s/early 1990s.


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