Seller: artemisgallery (683) 100%, Location: Louisville, CO, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381620216927 Details: Greek Bronze Animal Votive, Near-Miniature Ancient Greece, ca. 5th to 4th century BCE. A near miniature ancient Greek bronze votive figurine depicting an animal, possibly a calf, upon an integrated base with outstretched front legs and upwardly arched neck as if we have caught her mid moo. The naturalistic rendering of the animal's body form, its coat with ripples delineated along its neck, as well as its life-like pose set it apart from bronze animal votive statuettes of the earlier Geometric Period. Clearly, this piece demonstrates the humanism achieved by sculptors of the golden age! A fine example with gorgeous patina in remarkable hues of jade green! Custom metal stand. Size: figurine itself measures 2-1/2" x 2" x 3/4" (6.4 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm); 2-3/4" x 2-3/8" x 1" (7 x 6 x 2.5 cm) on stand. #111048 Condition: Tiny nick to back of one hind leg, otherwise intact with brilliant pale green patina. Provenance: Ex-private New Jersey collection acquired 1970's All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.