Amlash Bronze Rider

Culture: Iran/Amlash
Period: 1st half of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 3.2 cm x 3.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6200
Provenance: German private collection, acquired in the 1980s in Paris. Auctioned at Gorny & Mosch on 12 December 2012, lot 557. Thence in a New york private collection.
Condition: Except for some encrustation intact and of beautiful quality.
Description: Stylized bronze figure of a rider with a slim head and long nose, seated on a horse. He carries a hunting bow on his shoulder and holds the reins of the horse in both hands. The horse with a semi-circular curved head, with legs of the same length and a thick, slightly protruding tail.