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Figurine of a youth seizing horse

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Youth seizing a horse. The base of this ornament takes the form of two scrolls, juxtaposed. Green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Rome); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 195; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.660

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture