Description The ring above the horns supported a bowl that may have held an incense burner. No exact parallel is known for this unusual piece, and the ultimate inspiration may lie in the Central Asian steppes.
|3/08/1974||Examination||examined for technical study; x-rayed|
- In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
- To Arrest the Ravages of Time: Caring for Art at the Walters. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
- Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance Rabinou, Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1928, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P5205]; Sale, Brummer Auction, New York, Part 1, 20 April 20 1949, lot 96; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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