established 1942

Sarmatian large openwork bronze horse trapping SARMATIAN LARGE OPENWORK BRONZE HORSE TRAPPING

Shield shaped with three resisters of animals, the lowest with two pairs of rearing horses confronted against a central pole standard.

6th-5th Century BC

H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.); W. 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.)

Ex French collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 240.

Cf. V. Nauka, Archéologie de l’Union Soviétique, 1992, p. 10, no 13.



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