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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

    A GROUP OF WESTERN ASIATIC BRONZE ANIMALS

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF WESTERN ASIATIC BRONZE ANIMALS
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
    Including a Caucasian bronze figure of a bull, with large curving horns and incised forelock, a star incised on each shoulder, standing on integral base, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high; two Luristan bronze stag head finials, one with conjoined heads, the other with three heads, 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high max.; a bronze horse wearing bridle and reins, 2 in. (5 cm.) long; a bronze hump-backed bull, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long; and two bronze horned quadrupeds, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) long max., all 1st millennium B.C. (9)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in the late 1980s.