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Roman Bronze Hound

 

The solid cast bronze hound is depicted seated, begging. Originally conceived as a whimsical ornament on the

edge of a bronze sheet dish. Intact.

 

1st Century AD

 

Height: 4.6 cm.     (1 13/16 in.)

Width: 6.1 cm.     (2 7/16 in.)

Ex: private American collection, 1960s - 1980s. Property of Antiquarium, Lt., New York, acquired in New York, June 1991.

 

(#hell9723bz)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures X (New York, 2012) p. 36

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Dorotheum; Tierdarstellungen aus der Antike (Vienna, 09.28.1998) no.167