Lot 787: Anatolian 'Star Gazer' Idol
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Chalcolithic, 3300-2500 BC. A carved marble figure with D-shaped head, ridge nose and eyes, slender neck, flat-section body with stub arms and legs. See von Bothmer, D. Glories of the Past: Ancient Art from the Shelby White and Leon Levy Collection, New York, 1990. 18 grams, 57mm (2 1/4"). The property of a German gentleman; acquired 1980s-early 1990s.
Condition Report: Fair condition, one leg absent.