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Lot 2092
1st century BC-1st century AD. A four-part bronze casting of a mounted warrior comprising: horse with one foreleg raised, L-shaped tail joined to the right rear leg, pelleted collar with incised penannular pendant, stiff mane and crest between the ears; warrior, seated with flying cloak gathered at the right shoulder covering left arm, right arm raised and hand pierced, quiver to the centre back, sleeve detail to the upper arm, D-shaped head with stiff radiating locks of hair; spear or staff inserted through the hole in the right hand; rectangular base with flared lower edge, four low triangular feet. Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, items 24, 116, 320. Hammond, B. Benet's Artefacts Third edition, p.107, item l11-0114. 239 grams total, 13 cm overall (5"). Ex Horton collection; formerly the property of a Surrey, UK, collector since the early 1970s. [4]

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Fine condition.

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Iron Age Celtic Horse and Warrior Statuette

Estimate £1,800 - £2,400Mar 1, 2019