Anatolian Marble Kusura Type Abstract Figural Idol

12188. Anatolian Marble Kusura Type Abstract Figural Idol

Early Bronze Age II, Ca. 2700 to 2400 BC

Schematic flat figure, curved lower body with two pointed projections for arms, a long neck and semi-circular shape head. Intact with encrustations.

3-1/2 inches (8.9cm) Height + custom mount.
Provenance: Ex Seward Kennedy Collection, London.

Christie’s had a single owner sale for Kennedy called -Inside a cabinet of curiosities-. Seward Kennedy assembled his ‘cabinet of curiosities’ over a period of more than six decades, seeking out treasures from across the world, which came to layer the surfaces of his residences in London, Paris and New York City. Kennedy, was a successful lawyer, rejected the title ‘collector’, seeing himself as a custodian of remarkable we all should !!


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