Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7162


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

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

H 21.5 cm

Price € 9.800