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A ROMAN BRONZE HORSE
A ROMAN BRONZE HORSE

CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BRONZE HORSE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Mounted as an attachment, possibly for a chariot, depicted seated on an integral flat curved plinth, its weight on its right side, the right front leg straight, the left leg bent, with the hoof resting on a tabula ansata, its head turned to the left, the eyes articulated, the mouth open, the mane and tail with comma-shaped locks, the plinth incised with scrolling tendrils, a whorl between the horse's legs, perforated twice, an iron pin below
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long
Provenance
Art Market, Germany.
Private Collection, Munich, early to mid 1980s.
with Phoenix Ancient Art, New York, 2010.

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