Seated Vinča Figure

Culture: Southeastern Europe
Period: 5500-4500 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 6.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 5180
Provenance: Viennese private collection Dusan Jovanovic (1956-2015), acquired 1970 from Galerie Erwin Richter in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. With a provenance confirmation by Erwin Richter. Since then in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: A seated statuette of the Vinča culture with protruding stump arms and a far protruding buttock, which is formed to a rising hump. The head is small and long, the mouth trumpet-shaped. The eyes are punched into the clay. The back of the head is rectangular and flat. The figure is on the sides, on the belly and on the neck abundantly decorated with incisions. At the bottom and on the hump a not very deep perforation. A rare depiction. From the region of Supska-Stublina.