23 mai 2009

Bactrian Composite Idol, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium B.C.

Bactrian Composite Idol, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium B.C. Price on application. Provenance: Ex-Ishiguru collection, Japan The state of preservation is excellent, even if the surface is partially worn. The hair is lost. The statuette is composite and two-colored: the body is of dark green chlorite (or steatite?) and the head is white (limestone).It represents a standing woman of generous proportions. She is carved from a single small stone block, the structure of which is simple: the lower part, wide and... [Lire la suite]
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