A Bactrian composite stone and bronze figure
Lot 264
A Bactrian composite bronze and stone figure
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Bactrian composite stone and bronze figure A Bactrian composite stone and bronze figure
Lot Details
A Bactrian composite bronze and stone figure
Circa late 3rd - early 2nd Millennium B.C.
The stylised shallow bronze body depicted with two layers of drapery, the underlayer with a horizontal incised wavy pattern, a central vertical incised line representing the legs, a cloak-like garment over the top, encircling the neck and covering the outer edges, decorated with a similar wavy pattern, the separately-made white stone head set into the neck, with large almond-shaped eyes, the bronze hair centrally parted and flicking out at the back, with incised details, 2¼in (5.7cm) long, 1¾in (4.4cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired in London in the mid-1980s.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Antiquities (UK)
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8333
  2. Madeleine Perridge
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8226
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283