A SABAEAN CAST BRONZE VOTIVE BULL

Representative of power, prosperity and virility, bulls appear frequently in Sabaean art.

With inlaid stone eyes. 

 

1st Century BC to 1st Century AD

24.8 x 26.7 x 9.8 cm

(9 3⁄4 x 10 1⁄2 x 4 inches)

Ex: Private American collection, Mr. E.K., 1960s; thence another American collection, Mr. S.R., 1980s; thence an American family collection, 1990s.

 

 

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Exhibited: 

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

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (London, 2018) p.36

 

 

 

Comparanda:

The British Museum  reg. no. 123541

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art  acc. no. 47.100.85

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