Figure of a Running Leopard or Panther
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd century C.E.
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Possibly Egypto-Roman. Figure of a Running Leopard or Panther, 2nd century C.E. Bronze, 1 15/16 x 3 1/4 in. (5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.393. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.393_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Bronze figure of a running leopard or panther. Legs, outstretched, head turned sharply to the left. Probably a handle from a bronze vessel but as figure is incomplete this is not certain.
Condition: Poor. Only the left front leg complete, others badly broken. Entire surface heavily corroded. Portions of face lost. Body probably badly pitted. Cast solid.
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