12 December 2002
FOUR PERSIAN BRONZE FIGURES
Circa 9th-7th Century B.C.
Including two stags, each with high arching horns and a suspension loop at the back; a stylized horse and rider; and a bull with a tubular body
4 in. (10.1 cm) long for the largest (4)
Mathias Komor, New York, 1960 (stags and rider)
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J. Trilling, et al., Selections from the Collection of Freddy and Regina T. Homburger, no. 2 (stags)
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 2-24 April 1971 (stags)
This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
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