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Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity, Syria-Levant, c. 2nd millennium BC, the figure standing leaning slightly back, with one leg in front of the other, wearing a wide-hemmed garment gathered at the waist and a conical crown, the face with deep eye sockets and a large nose, with tangs on the bottom of each foot, ht. 7 in.

Provenance: Purchased by a Canadian Major prior to the 1960s.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

loss of patina in a few areas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Canaan, Land of Israel, Levant, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Southern Levant, Syria

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