Lot 27

A NEAR EASTERN BRONZE FEMALE FIGURE RIDING A BOAR Circa 1st Millennium B.C. The figure is depicted with small circular breasts, an over-sized head, an exaggerated triangular nose, and large almond-shaped eyes, she wears a circular headdress with incised decoration and sits sideways on the arched back of the boar, with naturalistically carved hind legs and wrinkled snout, with round upright ears and backward curving tusks, 15.2cm high, 12cm wide, 19cm high inc. mount Provenance: Nejad collection, acquired prior to 1988.

Estimate: £2,000-£3,000