Amlash Bronze Stallion

Culture: Iranian/Amlash
Period: 9th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 6.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6095
Provenance: Ex-Charles Ede London, inventory number list 167, 1997, number 19. Thence south Germany collection.
Condition: Beautiful patina, intact.
Description: Splendid bronze stallion with laid-back head, short, protruding tail and long trunk. The legs are in the right angle reminding of geometric horses from the Greek region. Phallus and testicles are clearly distinct. The figure is pierced on the passage from the neck to the trunk and was probably used as an amulet.