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Greek Molossian bronze dog, 4th century BC

Greek Molossian bronze dog, 4th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1279638
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $1,200.00 
Recumbent Molossian dog wit raised head. The bronze pendant is rendered with beady eyes that confer a watchful gaze. Tooling enhances the modeling of the shaggy fur. The tail turns over the left haunch. Suspension loop on the back.
Bronze
Greek, from Sicily, 4th century BC
L. 3.4 cm (1.3 in)
H. 1.9 cm (0.7 in)
Foreleg missing. Nice mottled patina, fine condition.
Sold by Münzen und Medaillen Basel in 1991. Thence Swiss private collection.

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