London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A GREEK BRONZE FIGURE OF A BOAR
CIRCA 550-500 B.C.
Standing with head lowered, finely striated neck and dorsal crest, with short protruding tusks and tightly curled tail
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long
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Cf. O. White Muscarella (ed.), Ancient Art, The Norbert Schimmel Collection, Mainz, 1974, no. 24, for a similar boar with wings.
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