Archaic Terracotta Rider from Cyprus

Culture: Greek/Cypriot
Period: 750-600 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 9.8 cm x 6.8 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2396
Provenance: From the inventory of the judicially dissolved Parisian gallery La Reine Margot. Listed there with the inventory number 8382.
Condition: One leg reattached, otherwise intact.
Description: Hand made terracotta horse with rider. The animal with straight legs, small head and short tail. The rider is also depicted in stylized form. His arms are stretched forward and holding the horse on its neck. His body is straight, the short legs, on the sides slightly put forward. He has a large nose, beard and wears a helmet. Color remains. Possibly from Cyprus.