London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GREEK BRONZE HORSE
7TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing four-square with head alert, pointed ears and long muzzle, short crested mane; and a Greek bronze figure of a hound or wolf, depicted leaping with forelegs raised, its head turned to the left, incised details of eyes and ruff around jaw, with tail curled around back legs, circa 500-450 B.C., both mounted
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high and 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long respectively (2)
From a private collection formed in the late 1950s-1960s.
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