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Etruscan bronze figure of a goat, possibly a weight

M95

£300.00

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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.

Culture
Etruscan, late 6th or 5th Century BC

Size
2.8 x 6.1 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance
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.

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