Possibly Egypto-Roman. <em>Figure of a Running Leopard or Panther</em>, 2nd century C.E. Bronze, 1 15/16 × 1 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (5 × 3.5 × 8.7 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_view01.jpg)

Figure of a Running Leopard or Panther


Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd century C.E.

Dimensions: 1 15/16 × 1 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (5 × 3.5 × 8.7 cm)


Accession Number: 16.393

Image: CUR.16.393_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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