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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE BULL

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE BULL
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Standing on four legs, the right foreleg slightly advanced, the head with projecting ears and short, tapering, curving horns, the dewlap ridged, a collar around the neck tied at the back, supporting a pendant or bell, the eyes with large pupils and shallow arched brows, the long straight tail angled inwards
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    German Private Collection, 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct measurement is 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) long.