Amlash Bronze Couple

Culture: Iran/Amlash
Period: 1st half 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 3.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6198
Provenance: German private collection, acquired in the 1980s in Paris. Auctioned at Gorny & Mosch on 12 December 2012, lot 557.
Condition: Intact
Description: Highly stylized votive bronze couple in an intimate embrace. The spherical heads are touching each other. Both figures in a slightly squatting position, where one is sitting on the lap of the other one. The seated figure has its arms around the neck of the standing figure. Whereas the standing figure places its arms around the hips of the other one.