Hellenistic Bronze Horse Head Fulcrum Fragment

much of the original silvering and one core-formed glass eye

1st century BC

Height: 10 cm.     (3 15/16 in.)

Width: 16.5 cm.     (6 1/2 in.)

ex: a private American collection, 2000; previously, a private European collection, 1970’s

 

#5262

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII (New York, 2014) p.27

Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.2

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Ortiz, George ; The George Ortiz Collection Antiquities from Ur to Byzantium: Hermitage & Pushkin Museums Feb-June 1993 (Berne, 1993) no.171

 

Mitten, David G.; Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design Classical Bronzes (Providence, 1975) pp.176-179, no.59

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