26 - 27 October 2004
AN ACHAEMENID BRONZE FIGURE OF AN IBEX
SECOND HALF OF 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing with forward lean on small integral base, with well defined rippling muscles, high arched ridged horns and erect ears, attachment tang beneath base, mounted
3½ in. (9 cm.) high incl. tang
Numismatic Fine Arts, New York, 11 December 1991, lot 48.
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