London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
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.
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Specialist Furio Rinaldi admires this rediscovered work by the 16th-century Italian artist, which scholars had long presumed lost