Etruscan bronze figure of a goat, possibly a weightM95
A bronze figure of a recumbent goat with a tufty beard.
Similar recumbent figures of lions, goats and cattle were often used as weights across the ancient Mediterranean world.
Etruscan, late 6th or 5th Century BC
2.8 x 6.1 cms
Intact as shown
Ex. collection: Tom Lenders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1942-2019). Lenders was a former teacher at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie art school and a discerning collector in various fields.