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Greek Statuette of a Deer, ex Cahn, late 8th Century BC

Full cast roe deer with elongated body, the curved neck slightly prone. Pointed tail.

The head small and pointed, horns and ears cut out in an X-shape. Thin legs with kinked hooves. Right hind leg broken off.

Published with J.-D. Cahn. Katalog 13. Tiere und Mischwesen II. Basel, December 2001. Lot no. 19. Also: Cahn Auktionen AG, September 2007 sale, part of lot no. 409.

Fine condition. Right hind leg missing.

L. 4.9 cm (1.9 in), H. 4.3 cm (1.7 in)
H. with stand 5.5 cm (2.2 in)

Ex inventory Herbert A. Cahn and Jean-David Cahn, Basel.

850 USD

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