A CYCLADIC MARBLE RECLINING FEMALE FIGURE
LATE SPEDOS VARIETY, EARLY CYCLADIC II, 2500-2400 B.C.
Sculpted with a lyre-shaped head, a slender triangular nose, and a long tapering neck, the shoulders sloping, the arms folded right below left beneath the small breasts, with a flat abdomen, the upper thighs raised in front at the join to the torso, the legs divided by a deep cleft at the front and a shallow cleft at the back
4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) long
Lester Guttman (1919-2006) and Betty Guttman (1922-2014), Chicago, acquired while traveling in Europe, 1960s.