• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    AN ANATOLIAN MARBLE FEMALE IDOL OF KILIYA TYPE

    CHALCOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3300-2500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ANATOLIAN MARBLE FEMALE IDOL OF KILIYA TYPE
    CHALCOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3300-2500 B.C.
    The triangular head tilted back, with a long slender nose and protruding ears, a delicate neck and rounded shoulders, the arms indicated by grooves, the pubic area incised
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese Private Collection, 1980s.