29 mars 2018

A carved fossilised walrus tooth of a human figure, Okvik, Old Bering Sea I, Alaska, 200 B.C. – 100 A.D.

Lot 3078. A carved fossilised walrus tooth of a human figure, Okvik, Old Bering Sea I, Alaska, 200 B.C. – 100 A.D.; 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (115,110 - 153,480 USD). Lot Sold 1,125,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 with an elongated face tapering to a pointed chin, the slender facial structure centred with a long thin nose flanked by subtly rendered cheekbones, all resting on a gently flaring T-shaped body incised with geometric lines. ... [Lire la suite]
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