Roman Bronze Hound

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 4.3 cm x 4 cm
Price: 900 Euro
Ref: 3147
Provenance: Collection Dr. Hepp, Bad Camberg. Thence collection Grempel, Munich. Ex-Gorny Mosch. Last Galerie Antiken Kabinett Gackstätter, Frankfurt. Accompanied by a certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 01449.
Condition: Green patina with remains of encrustation, but intact.
Description: Solid bronze hound looking up to his master. He stands with three paws on a bronze plate, the right front paw raised in a submissive position. With his tail tucked in the back and his head raised he is waiting for commands. The eyes are notched. See a similar object in: ”Tierbilder aus vier Jahrtausenden – Antiken der Sammlung Mildenberg“, fig. 182.