Large Fragment of a Cypriot Terracotta Rider Statue

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 13.2 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2404
Provenance: New York private collection, 1980s. 2013 in a New York auction house. Last again in a New York collection.
Condition: Large fragment with beautiful color remains.
Description: Large terracotta head of a horse which once belonged to an archaic rider statue. The horse with a slightly tilted head, large button eyes and prominent nostrils. The neck is elegantly semicircular. On the left side of the neck the hand of the rider is still preserved. Wonderfully preserved white, red and black color remains. Mounted.