Vinča Figure of a Sheep

Culture: Southeastern Europe
Period: 5500-4500 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 7 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 5099
Provenance: Viennese private collection Jovanovic, acquired 1970 from Erwin Richter in Wiener Neustadt. Accompanied by a certificate confirming the provenance by Erwin Richter.
Condition: Intact
Description: Handmade figure of the Vinča culture of reddish clay depicting an animal, possibly a sheep. The mouth is cylindrical and long, the ears sideways protruding. The hind legs short and stubby, the forelegs slightly longer and stretched forward.