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Greek Marble Fragment of a Horse and Rider

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 366

Estimate
GBP (£) 650 - 800
EUR (€) 740 - 910
USD ($) 910 - 1,120
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £540 (EUR 613; USD 754)
GREEK MARBLE FRAGMENT OF A HORSE AND RIDER

Circa 4th century BC. Probably from a votive group with a combat scene between Greeks and Amazons, depicting an Amazon wearing a short chiton mounted on her rearing horse, mounted. 2.2 Kg, 16 cm wide x 17 cm high including stand.

Condition
Fine condition.

Provenance
Ex an old English collection.

Literature
For a similar fragment of a mounted Amazon sculpture cf. M.B. Comstock and C.C. Vermeule Sculpture in Stone, The Greek, Roman and Etruscan Collections of the Museum of Fine Art Boston, Boston, 1976, p. 32, no. 42.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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