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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-120
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 1400
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Dog
Height: 3.2 cm
Length: 3.5 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:267 - Collector Number
L-2-275 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze faucet handle: dog. No patina, and the color is more a golden hue associated with "brass" rather than the usual bronze color. Dog stands erect on a thin flat base. Its legs are placed well apart. Its tail is knob'like. The mouth, eyes, ears, and separation of feet from base are executed in coarse gashes.

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. 45, no. 129, pl. 14View 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: p. 237, no. 242; p. 378, fig. 175View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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