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Horse

8th century B.C.

Bronze

6.9 × 5.4 × 2.1 cm (2 11/16 × 2 1/8 × 13/16 in.)
base: 4.83 × 2.2 × 0.4 cm(1 7/8 × 7/8 × 3/16 in.)
Gift of Jan Perry Mayer
2001.36.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Corinthian
Period: 
Geometric
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Christos G. Bastis Collection; Christie's New York 1999, lot 52; Safani Gallery Inc., 1999–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Matthew M. McCarty, Ancient Bronzes: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, Spring 2006), 6–7, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, “Ancient Greek Bronzes at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 46, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 202, pl. 187.

“Acquisitions 2001,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 127, ill.

Christos G. Bastis and Emma Swan Hall, Antiquities from the Collection of Christos G. Bastis (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1987), 170, fig. 83.

Christie’s New York, New York, The Christos G. Bastis Collection, sale cat. (December 9, 1999), 67, lot 52.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.