A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.
A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.
A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.
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A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

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Description

A VINČA TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN, NEOLITHIC PERIOD, VINČA C-D, VINČA-PLOČNIK-PHASE I, 5000-4500 B.C.


standing with arms akimbo and broad shoulders tapering to an avian head incised with wide-set almond-shaped eyes.

Height 9.7 cm.


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Provenance

Austrian private collection, Vienna, acquired in the 1950s/1960s

Richter Gallery, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

acquired from the above by the present owner on December 19th, 1991

Catalogue Note

For related examples see S. Hansen, Bilder vom Menschen der Steinzeit, Untersuchungen zur anthropomorphen Plastik der Jungsteinzeit und Kupferzeit in Südosteuropa I+II (Archäologie in Eurasien, vol. 20), Mainz, 2007, pls. 255, 256, 260, and 498.

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