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 Etruscan bronze rearing centaur   Etruscan bronze rearing centaur
ETRUSCAN BRONZE REARING CENTAUR

The centaur, with a full equine lower body, rearing up on his hind legs, preparing to hurl a rock. Superb style.

Late 5th-4th Century BC

H. 4 in. (9.7 cm.)

Ex Münzen und Medaillen, Basel; John Kluge collection, Charlottesville VA, acquired from Royal-Athena in 1989; J.M.E. collection, acquired at Christie’s, New York, June 2004.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2005, no. 35.

Exhibited: ‘Monsters, Demons, and Winged Beasts: Composite Creatures of the Ancient World’, Carlos Museum of Art, Emory University, Atlanta, February 5-June 19, 2011.

CNH157JE
$35,000


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