BRONZE SEATED DOG

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BRONZE SEATED DOG

Slender and graceful with short neck, rather large pointed head with big eyes, ears lay flat back, slender tail curls up to the dog’s right, raising its left front leg as if begging for attention; set on rectangular base. Dark green patina, paw of frontleg lacking. Mounted on yellow marble stand.

H. 5 cm.  Ex priv. coll. M.v.S., Netherlands, formerly Mariaud de Serres, Paris 1980s.

1st cent. AD

Lit. A.P. Kozloff, Animals in Ancien Art, From the Mildenberg Collection, Cleveland 1981, p. 194-5, nr. 182 (standing)

 7.500

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