• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 270

    A NEO-ASSYRIAN POTTERY HEAD OF PAZUZU

    CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NEO-ASSYRIAN POTTERY HEAD OF PAZUZU
    CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
    With mouth open revealing teeth, leonine features and bulging eyes, horns arched back over forehead, central suspension loop
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's family in the 1960s.