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Sytho-Siberian Cast Gold Tiger Ornament

 

 

 

 

6th - 5th Centuries BC

 

Height: 2 cm.     (0 13/16 in.)

Width: 4.5 cm.     (1 13/16 in.)

 

ex: a private English collection

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII (New York, 2014) inside front cover

 

Adams, Noel (ed.); Masterpieces of Eurasian Art v.1: Selected Objects of Gold and Silver from private Western European and North American collections 6th Century BC-2nd Century AD (London, 2008) p.35, no.5

 

cf: Chang, Claudia & Katherine S. Guroff (eds); Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan (Washington DC, 2006) p.114, no.43 (for solid cast); p.117, nos.50-51 (for style)

 

 

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