A Greek Bronze Figure of a Horse, Geometric Period, circa 8th century B.C. photo Sotheby's

of Corinthian type, of stylized attenuated form standing on an openwork rectangular base, with crested mane, long forward-pointing ears, and cylindrical muzzle; height 5 3/4 in. 14.6 cm. Estimate 150,000—250,000 USD. Lot Sold 842,500 USD

PROVENANCE: Mathias Komor, New York [E.820], February 10th, 1976

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Jean-Louis Zimmermann, Les chevaux de bronze dans l'art géométrique grec, Mainz, 1989, p. 179, no. 26, pl. 42

NOTE: For a related example in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no. 21.88.24) see Zimmermann, op. cit., p. 180, no. 27, pl. 42.

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