Geometric Horse

Culture: Greek
Period: 8th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 4.8 cm high
Price: 3 600 Euro
Ref: 2053
Provenance: Collection Bereiter, Heiligenkreuz, Austria; acquired in the 1970s.
Condition: The tip of the left foreleg restored, otherwise excellently preserved with dark green patina.
Description: Geometric horse with oversized head and cylindrical snout, at right angles to the head protruding long ears with circular, highlighted bulging eyes. Reaching out of the long, thin body are four thin legs and a shorter tail.