8 June 2004,
Price realised USD 11,950
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A GREEK BRONZE GOAT
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 550-530 B.C.
Originally attached to the rim of a vessel, the hollow figure depicted recumbent, the forelegs projecting forward and folded under, the head turned sharply to its right, with a spade-shaped beard, grooved mouth, triangular ears and backward-curving splayed horns, with some details enhanced by incision, a perforation at the rump and below the tail for attachment
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) long
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with Robin Symes, London.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1988.
C.C. Vermeule and J.M. Eisenberg, Catalogue of the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Collection of John Kluge, New York and Boston, 1992, no. 88-90.
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