4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A NEO-HITTITE BASALT RELIEF
CIRCA 850-700 B.C.
Sculpted in raised relief, preserving the figure of a hunter in profile to the right, wearing a short kilt, pointed shoes and a conical cap with a knob finial, with a full beard and long hair, holding his bow out before him in his left hand, a wounded lion at his feet
10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high
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Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1989, lot 37.
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