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Lot 8
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A Cycladic Marble Figure of a Goddess, Early Bronze Age II, circa 2600-2500 B.C.

Estimate
300,000 - 500,000 USD
Sold
362,500 USD
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Description

  • A Cycladic Marble Figure of a Goddess
  • Marble
  • Length 10 5/8 in. 27 cm.
of early Spedos type, lying with her arms folded above her pregnant belly, with grooved details in front and in back, and with slightly arched feet, sloping shoulders, tapering neck, and lyre-shaped head with convex facial plane.

Provenance

K. J. Hewett, London
acquired from the above in 1963 by Allan D. Emil, New York
by bequest of Allan D. Emil to the present owner in 1976

Exhibited

"Ancient Art of the Cyclades," Katonah Museum of Art, October 1st - December 31st, 2006

Literature

Pat Getz-Gentle, Ancient Art of the Cyclades, exh. cat., Katonah, New York, 2006, no. 25, illus.
Minerva, vol. 17, 2006, p. 11, fig. 8
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