Greek Bronze Goat

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 4.3 cm x 5.7 cm
Price: 1 200 Euro
Ref: 2171
Provenance: Swiss collection Dr. Gantenbein, from 1930 to the 1980s. Thence Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 01465. With an expertise of the Antiken-Kabinett.
Condition: Green fine patina, only missing on the tips of the horns. Intact.
Description: Solid bronze goat standing on two bronze plates. Possibly a handle of an important furniture or vessel. The goat has long, pulled back bent horns, the eyes are punched as concentric circles, the mouth is long and thin, underneath a beard is recognizable. The tail only worked out as a stump.