8 June 2004
A GREEK BRONZE KID
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
The recumbent animal with the hind legs folded, the forelegs outstretched, its head thrown back and inclined up and to its left, its mouth open as if bleeting, its tongue visible, with long ears and bulging lidded eyes with indented pupils, its fleece rendered by curving incised lines
3½ in. (8.8 cm.) long
Audrey B. and Stephen R. Currier.
American Private Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 8-9 February 1985, lot 100.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 May 1987, lot 126.
Dutch Private Collection.
with Jan Dirven, Antwerp.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1989.
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