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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MOLOSSIAN HOUND
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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MOLOSSIAN HOUND

2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D., REPUTEDLY FROM SYRIA

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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MOLOSSIAN HOUND
2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D., REPUTEDLY FROM SYRIA
The finely modelled dog lies flat with vigilant gaze, resting head on right forepaw, with thick curled locks around the neck, the eyes recessed for inlay (now missing), two hammer-shaped attachment tangs on lower edge, repaired
6¼ in. (16 cm.) long
Provenance
Durighiello collection.
Ernest Brummer (1891-1964): sold Galerie Koller/Spink & Son, Zurich, The Ernest Brummer Collection, II, 16-19 October 1979, lot 578.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium

Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Animals, 1981, I, no. 184; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 72.
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