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Figurine

Furniture Attachment

Object Number:48-2-81
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Tuscany
Date Made: 350-250 BC
Early Date: -350
Late Date: -250
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Panther
Height: 4.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:264 - Collector Number
L-2-261 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze furniture attachment: panther. Smooth dark green patina. Panther rests its forelegs in a horizontal position while standing on its back legs. Right flank and front shoulder are decorated each with an impressed irregular circle with raised striations. Both front legs and both back legs are conceived as single units with no suggestion of separation except when viewed from below. Tail forms an arc over the rump and passes between the hind legs.

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, no. 35, pl. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] 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.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 51-52, no. 51; p. 311, fig. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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