South Arabian Abstract Alabaster Head

15104. South Arabian Abstract Alabaster Head

Yemen, Ca. 2nd Century BC/AD.

Powerfully abstracted carved alabaster head, depicted with large almond shape eye recesses eyes, which once held insets, wide arched brows, narrow, angular nose, ovoid mouth and lug type ears. Flat, roughly hewn reverse. Age abrasions and missing eye inlays otherwise intact.
Size: 7 inches H. x 5-1/2 inches W. + custom pedestal block base. Provenance: NYC collection, ex. New York Trade #8733 on back.

$7,500


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