11 December 2003
A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE FEMALE FIGURE
Circa 7th-6th Century B.C.
Depicted seated on a block stool, the stylized arms bent at the elbows with the forearms projecting forward, the fingers and toes incised, the small breasts positioned low on the torso, the large head with a ridged nose, the eyes and mouth incised
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
with Geoffrey Turner, Amsterdam, 1986.
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This lot was exhibited at the Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam in 1981.
THE PROPERTY OF ALAN M. MAY
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art