A Sumerian Stone Head
Height 1 1/4 inches (3 cm).
Antiquities
Sale 910 - Antiquities & Ethnographic Art
Nov 1810AMCT
Live and Online / Chicago
Price Estimate
$1,200 - $1,800

Item was unsold

Lot Description
A Sumerian Stone Head
Early Dynastic III, Circa 2550-2250 B.C.
Height 1 1/4 inches (3 cm).
Property from an Illinois Private Collection

Provenance:
Medusa Ancient Art (Allan Anawati), Montreal, Canada, 2000s.
Private Collection, Brooklyn, New York.
Art For Eternity LLC, New York [based on dealer label under mount]. 
Artemis Gallery, Louisville, Colorado, 12 February 2021; where acquired by the current owner.
(with certificate of authenticity)
 
Note:
For a similar stone head, see J. Aruz,, Art of the First Cities. The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus, New York, 2003, p. 63, no. 26.
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