Anatolian ‘violin’ idol
3000 – 2400 BC; height cm 5,5 (2’’); A violin-shaped idol covered with crossed bands along the head and the chest; chevrons motif below.
Belonging to the Caykenar type diffused in Southern Anatolia and Cyprus, and characterized by a dome-shaped head, with crossing bands decoration.
Ex Pandolfini, 27th October 2009, lot 225; formerly in an Italian collection formed in the 1970s.
This lot is sold with an export licence issued by the Republic of Italy.