Lot 832: Van Culture Decorated Idol
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Mid 2nd millennium BC. A rectangular-section rhyolite stone idol with incised facial features, robe with central vent and lacing, belt with pellets. 108 grams, 14cm (5 1/2"). Property of a German gentleman; acquired before 1989. Such deep patination of rhyolite only develops over millennia.
Condition Report: Fine condition.