Small Vinča Figure with Red and Black Color

Culture: Southeastern Europe
Period: 5500-4500 b.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 10 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 5085
Provenance: Collection Nikola Javanovic, Vienna. Acquired in the 1960s. Since then in family estate. Accompanied by a TL test.
Condition: Intact
Description: Small clay figure of the Vinča culture with red and black pigmentation. The triangular head with a long, straight nose, on the back of the head a headwear indicated by incisions. The arms are short and standing sideways. The standing figure wears a dress with a V-neckline, the incised strap decoration of the gown in black. The legs are not accentuated. The base round at the bottom slightly indented. Vinča figures such as this one were used for ritual purposes. Possibly from the region of Supska-Stublina. With an old photograph of the collection from the 1960s. TL test from Professor Rudolf Erlach, University of Applied Art Vienna of January 2018.