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.
BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020)
Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (London, 2018) p.36
The British Museum reg. no. 123541
Metropolitan Museum of Art acc. no. 47.100.85