4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A GREEK BRONZE RIDER
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
His head turned to his right, the left arm bent with the fist clenched as if holding reins, wearing a brimmed helmet strapped beneath his chin, with cheek-pieces, a knobbed finial and an incised spiral design, a corselet held in place over his shoulders with straps, and a pleated pteryges, his left leg preserving the upper portion of a greave, a hole beneath for attachment to a now-missing and separately-made horse
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
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French Private Collection, 1970.
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