Amlash Bronze Horse with a Rider

Culture: Iran/Amlash
Period: 1st half of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 5.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6177
Provenance: German private collection, acquired in the 1980s in Paris. Thence New York private collection.
Condition: Intact
Description: Highly abstracted bronze figure of a rider with a long sword. He sits on a horse with a long, stretched out body, short, straight legs and a raised, semi-circular crest. Except for armour and harnish no details are worked out, the figures are highly stylized. Yet movement and tension are well recognizable. Of excellent quality.