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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    A SYRIAN STONE SPECTACLE IDOL

    CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SYRIAN STONE SPECTACLE IDOL
    CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The tall, conical body with a flat base, tapering toward the top and surmounted by two circular perforated "eyes"
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Mr. F. Burri, Basel, acquired in the 1980s.
    with Galerie Jürgen Haering, Frieburg, 2004.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CONNECTICUT COLLECTOR