20 April 2005
A ROMAN BRONZE BEAR
1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
On all fours, prowling with left leg advanced, with thick coat and open jaws, 2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) long; a Roman bronze figure of a crouching rabbit, head lowered to eat from bunch of grapes between forepaws, the long ears drawn back, 1st Century A.D., 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long; and a bronze lion weight, recumbent, with thick mane and suspension loop on centre back, Graeco-Roman period, 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) long (3)
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 132 (item one); and Animals, 2004, VI, no. 65 (item two).
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