26 - 27 October 2004
A GREEK BRONZE FIGURE OF A CROUCHING PANTHER
FIRST HALF OF 5TH CENTURY B.C.
With extended forelegs and tail out behind, with protruding tongue; and a Greek bronze recumbent ram, head turned to the left with incised facial features, pointed ears and small curving horns, forelegs tucked under body, with long spirally incised tail, first half of 5th Century B.C.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) and 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) long respectively (2)
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Animals, 1981, I, nos. 120 and 119 respectively.
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