Lot 2424: Western Asiatic Bactrian Pillar Idol
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A carved marble columnar idol with tapering body, transverse slot to each flat face and sides. Cf. Linenthal, P. Columns, Discs and the Creation of the World, see www.academia.edu/1004617. 6 kg, 19.5cm (7 3/4"). Ex Terence Eva collection; formerly with Pars Gallery, London, W1, in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.