16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A BRONZE IBEX ORNAMENT
5TH-4TH CENTURY BC
The ornament is heavily cast as a recumbent ibex with backward-turned head, and a horizontal attachment loop is on the reverse. There is extensive malachite encrustation.
2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high
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Sotheby's London, 10-11 December 1992, lot 318.
The Erwin Harris Collection, Miami, Florida.
E. C. Bunker, et al., "Animal Style" Art from East to West, The Asia Society, New York, 1970, p. 66, no. 39.
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