Lot 1642. Mykenisches Psi-Idol and Adler, 13. Century before Christ

Sold: € 2 900
Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1642 | Mykenisches Psi-Idol and Adler, 13. Century before Christ
Stylized polychrome painted Idol of a female Adorantin with arms raised. The flat head with semi-circular nose, dot eyes, and a disc-shaped Polos with painted cross pattern. The flat torso with the side up stretched arms in the Epiphany gesture. The sealing with red and brown longitudinal stripes decorated torso in a slender, almost cylindrical body, on the few longitudinal stripes are painted. The dark brown and red painting is still in good condition. Terracotta figurines of this type are named because of their shape, after the Greek letter Ψ (Psi). Intact. Height 8.5 cm. A stylized Tonadler with remains of polychrome paint (white, red, black). The wings stretched, legs stretched out. Intact. Height 5.2 cm. Impressive Mycenaean group. Provenance: Munich private collection, acquired in the 1980s, in the art trade. Condition: II

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