Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gilt bronze horse's hoof and fetlock

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze, Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.78.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Horse leg and hoof; gilded.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. "Recent Accessions in the Classical Department: Vases and Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22 (1): p. 21.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 63, p. 9, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Related Objects

Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces

Date: mid-2nd century A.D. Medium: Bronze, silver, gold, speculum Accession: 1987.11.1 On view in:Gallery 168

Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull

Date: mid-2nd–early 3rd century A.D. Medium: Bronze Accession: 1997.145.3 On view in:Gallery 169

Bronze bust of an Amazon

Date: 1st century A.D. Medium: Bronze Accession: 59.11.16 On view in:Gallery 171

Bronze statuette of Jupiter

Date: 2nd half of 2nd century A.D. Medium: Bronze Accession: 1997.159 On view in:Gallery 168

Bronze portrait of a man

Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Medium: Bronze Accession: 14.130.2 On view in:Gallery 166