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.
Christies 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 objects.....as we all should !!
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