Greek, 8th century BC
H. 5.1cm; L. 4.35cm
Greek bronze geometric deer decorated with concentric circles, Greece, 8th century BC. This piece was the handle of the cover of a round bronze box called Pyxis. Deer are rare in comparison to horses that where more common. These bronze geometric animals in this elegant style are precious and sought after by connoisseur collectors.
Condition: Beautiful smooth dark green patina.
Provenance: ex. private collection K. B. Sweden, bought at Bukowski, Stockholm, 1992.
Item reference: CL0963