Horse. Dark green patina with lime incrustations. Object intact. Front left leg cracked at ankle. Horse prances on low pedestal base with feet at the corners and single moldings at top and bottom. Right raised leg is joined to the base by a strut. Head turned to left. Long tail is fastened to base. Topknot on head. Very worn wrinkles on neck and mouth.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
|253 || - || Collector Number|
|L-2-144 || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[Book] Warden, Gregory P. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 46, no. 136, pl. 15
[Catalogue] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.
You may also be interested in these objects: