26 - 27 October 2004
A GREEK GEOMETRIC BRONZE BIRD PENDANT
LATE 8TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing with flat upturned beak and horn-like eyes, incised linear decoration over the body and legs, suspension loop on its back; and another Greek bronze bird pendant, of stylized form, with fan-shaped tail, standing on pyramidal base with ribbed shaft, pierced through the body, second half of 8th Century B.C.
2 in. (5 cm.) long and 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high respectively (2)
Item one: André Emmerich Gallery, New York, Early Art in Greece, May-June 1967, no. 92.
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