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Horse

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The horse's ears lie forward, and his tail joins the stand. He has thick flanks, low mane, tubular nose, on a plain, rectangular stand. The underside of the stand has an inset pattern. Black-green patina.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 350.-

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Geometric Period, about 750 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 007; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 117 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.3 x 5.1 cm (2 1/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

62.511

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture