Description & Technical information
Period: 1st Millennium B.C
Origin: Central Asia
Provenance: Previously in a Private Collection, from at least 1963, most likely that of Samuel Dubiner (1914-1993), Tel Aviv, Israel, as most if not all of the Amlash artworks that were in the famous 1963 exhibition were consigned from his collection.
With Betty Parsons Gallery (24 West 57th Street, New York), 1963.
In the Private Collection of Mehdi Mahboubian, from at least 1980.
Sold at: Boisgirard Paris, Bronzes et terres cuites du Louristan et de la Caspienne, 26 September 1980, lot 15 (illus.), consigned from the above under pseudonym ‘collection X’.
With Hadji Baba Ancient Art, London, likely acquired at the above sale.
With Sakae Art Gallery, Japan.
With Lord Anthony Jacobs (1931-2014) collection, London, acquired from the above 3rd August 1995 (with copy of the invoice).
With IADAA certificate, this item has been searched against the Interpol database.
Exhibitions: ‘Amlash Sculpture from Iran’ (1963), 1963-1977, Betty Parsens Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York.
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities, Sculpture
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