Lot 2422: Western Asiatic Bactrian Pillar Idol
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A carved alabaster columnar idol with waisted body, transverse slot to each flat face. Cf. Linenthal, P. Columns, Discs and the Creation of the World, see www.academia.edu/1004617. 5 kg, 22cm (8 1/2"). Ex Terence Eva collection; formerly with Pars Gallery, London, W1, in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, chipped.