Fragment of a Female Cycladic Idol

Culture: Cycladic
Period: Early Cycladic II, 2700-2300 B.C.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 7.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2214
Provenance: Collection J.P. Dufour, Holland. Acquired in 2000 at Galerie Puhze in Freiburg, Germany.
Condition: Fragment
Description: Marble fragment of a female Cycladic idol of the late Spedos type with well proportional body forms. The shoulders are broad and rounded. The breasts are depicted as small, rounded elevations. The arms are incised lines, well visible from the shoulders on, and folded under the breasts. There are black pigments still recognizable on the left shoulder (from the viewer’s point of view). Literature: Thimme, “Art of the Cyclades”, Karlsruhe 1976, no. 168.