CANAANITE BRONZE FIGURE OF A HUMPED BULL, 1700 – 1400 B.C.

$3,650.00

Culture: Near Eastern
Date: Circa 1700 – 1400 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Condition: Intact
Provenance: Ex- European art market; Early private American collection
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.), D. 7 in. (17.8 cm.)
Ref No. GR1129

Description

The slender bull proudly stands in a solid pose, with a pronounced dewlap. His detailed face is comprised of a circular snout, grooved mouth, indented nostrils, and large protruding eyes. The fine specimen possesses a long, erect phallus (denoting fertility), attached underneath his belly.