10 December 2004
A GREEK BRONZE STALLION
SOUTH ITALIAN, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Depicted galloping, with all four legs and the tail outstretched, his head turned to his right, with canted ears, the hair of the mane and tail incised, a perforation through the open mouth, the genitalia rendered
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long
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A.S. Walker, ed., Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Part III, Mainz am Rhein, 1996, no. 194.
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