London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A LARGE AMLASH POTTERY FEMALE IDOL
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hollow, standing naked with arms curved round and hands resting under her breasts, with tall cylindrical neck and broad face with prominent nose and incised concentric circle eyes, with triple-pierced semicircular ears, wearing a triple-tiered headdress with zigzag decoration, a circular opening in the top, her hair falling in long incised locks down her back, fingers, bracelets and stomach-button indicated, with cylindrical legs and broad hips and buttocks, repaired, mounted
22¾ in. (57.8 cm.) high
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A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report (ref: N200j32) from Oxford Authentication Ltd accompanies this lot.
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