9 December 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE LEO MILDENBERG COLLECTION OF ANCIENT ANIMALS
A ROMAN ONYX CAMEO
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone in two layers, white on grayish-black, carved with a sleeping dog curled with his head projecting over his right shoulder, his forepaws stretched forward
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long
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A.P. Kozloff, ed., Animals in Ancient Art From the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Cleveland, 1981, no. 185.
U. Gehrig, ed., Tierbilder aus vier Jahrtausenden, Antiken der Sammlung Mildenberg, Mainz am Rhein, 1983, no. 185.
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