Figure of a wild goat (forgery)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    Modern forgery
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H (overall): 22.6 cm (8 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Wild goat, rearing, with front legs bent double, standing on a tube-like support with chevron pattern and a central rib in relief. Gold, hollow; a band of fine gold wire over center of body. Originally one of two handles of an amphora-shaped vase. Cf. 63.15. Cracks in front of neck and ears. Weight: 4-1/2 oz.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    K. Rabenou
  • Provenance

    To 1964
    K. Rabenou, New York, New York. [1]
    From 1964
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from K. Rabenou, New York, New York. [2]
    [1] Object folder, undated folder sheet note. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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