8 June 2004
A GREEK BRONZE VOTIVE
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 7TH-EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The thin plaque in the form of a goat walking to the left on a groundline, the animal with a short beard, large horn, triangular ear and a tuft at the forehead, some details of contour incised
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long
M. Gilet (d. 1973), Lausanne.
with Robin Symes, London.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1988.
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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. 88-89.
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