Important Celtiberian Horse. Ref.193
Important Celtiberian Horse. Spain.
Large sculpture representing a stylized horse. Celtic period, northern Spain, circa 5th-4th century BC. This sculpture is probably a firedog, also known in Gaul with protomes of rams or horses. Highly stylized, it is very aesthetic and graceful, with the evocation of the neckline, ears and eyes. It is carved in dark andesite.
Related works: horse from Villardiegu - Boar from Plaza del Castillo, Ciudad Rodrigo, province of Salamanca - Bulls from Guisando de El Tiemblo. Provenance: public auctions USA, East Coast collection, New York Gallery acquired before 2010.
Size: 44cm x 38cm x 14cm
Period: 5th- 4th century BC
Condition: Excellent preservation
Price: 8 400€