Hans-Klaus Schüller, 1921 - 2009 (Bergheim, Germany)
Galerie Günter Puhze (Freiburg, Germany), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.
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Turkey (Place Created)
2nd century A.D.
15 × 6.2 × 9.7 cm (5 7/8 × 2 7/16 × 3 13/16 in.)
Description: Moldmade. Monkey sitting on a high seat, holding in front of him, with both hands, a circular lamp with a central filling-hole and a rounded nozzle with wick-hole; the monkey's garment is vaguely indicated by some folds; ears pierced, presumably for earrings. Large hole on back of the figurine to facilitate firing process.