26 - 27 October 2004
A GRAECO-ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A CANINE OR FELINE
1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The snarling animal half-crouching on its hind legs, with right foreleg raised, ears erect and tail curled around right hind leg, with incised hair on back of neck and under chin; and a Roman bronze figure of a rising coiled snake with open jaws, 1st Century A.D.
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) long and 2 in. (5 cm.) high respectively (2)
Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, 1964, lot 74 (item one).
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 173.; and Animals, 2004, VI, no. 66 respectively.
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