London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION
AN AMLASH POTTERY FEMALE IDOL
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Standing naked with arms curved round and hands resting beneath her breasts, with tall neck and broad stylized face with prominent nose and incised concentric circle eyes, with pierced ears, wearing a high triple-tiered headdress, with incised navel and protruding buttocks, mounted
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high
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A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report (ref: N201a68) from Oxford Authentication Ltd accompanies this lot.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
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