Anthropomorphic Vessel

Period: 2nd-1st quarter of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 14.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6014
Provenance: The erotica collection of Christian von Faber-Castell, Kusnacht, Zürich, Switzerland. Acquired at Bonham's London, 10 June 1997, lot 102. Prior in Breitbart collection. Acquired at Sotheby's New York, 20 June 1990, lot 131.
Condition: Surface slightly sintered, intact.
Description: Round vessel with three bent feet, a human face placed on its neck with an estuary. Circular punched eyes and a distinguished pointed nose. Long arms originate from the shoulders. The left hand embraces the penis between the two forelegs, the right hands rests on the shoulder.
Culture: Anatolia/Syria