Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7162

Horse

Magna Graecia, 3rd century BC

Terracotta, white-slipped, traces of blue paint. Statuette of a prancing horse with muscular body and well-modelled anatomical features. The horse wears an elaborate bridle decorated with four discs, the mane is tied with a top-knot. On the back a hole to attach the rider. Recomposed from fragments, tail and ears missing.

cf. Hellas et Roma, Art Grec Insolite, Genf 1988, no. 25

Provenance:
South German private collection Dr. K., acquired 1981 at Galerie Günter Puhze.

H 21.5 cm

Price € 9.800