Boeotian Terracotta Horse

Culture: Greek/Boeotian
Period: 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 12.8 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2552
Provenance: German private collection J. Gutbrod (died in 2017), acquired from the 1960s to 1990s in the German art market. Thence by descent to Micaela Gutbrod, Munich, Germany.
Condition: The tail professionally and without any missing parts reattached. Otherwise, intact, except for some encrustation.
Description: Terracotta statuette of a horse in geometric style formed by hand. The corpus slender with four straight, slightly outwards stretched legs. The tail tapering downwards is long and slightly protruding. The head with a finely modelled snout, button eyes and an elegant, semi-circular mane.