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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 81

    A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABSTER STATUE OF GHAWTHUM RAB'AT

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABSTER STATUE OF GHAWTHUM RAB'AT
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The female figure wearing a long plain garment, her arms held stiffly at her sides, bent at the elbows, the forearms projecting forward, standing upon a rectangular integral plinth, inscribed with the name,"Ghawthum Rab'at," the fingers and toes incised, the left forearm originally separately made
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired well prior to 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION