Amlash Bronze Bull

Culture: Iran/Amlash
Period: 1000-800 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 10 cm x 10 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6148
Provenance: Private collection Monaco, acquired at the German art market between 1990 and 2000.
Condition: Beautiful green patina, intact.
Description: Stylized solid bronze figure of a bull with long, raised horns. The neck long and slightly bent forward, the body slender and with long stump legs. The face is also stylized, especially noticeable is the smile on the face of the bull. The eyes, only pierced, once maybe had colourful inlays. Mouth and nostrils relatively small. Between the horns remains of the casting seam.