Old-Babylonian Lead Frog Weight

GBP 412.00

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Object Description

A fine Old-Bbaylonian lead weight which takes the form of a delicate little frog with rear legs splayed. Much attention is given towards the frog’s morphological features, rendered in an astonishing precision by lead casting technique.

Date: Circa late 2nd Millennium BC

Object History

Provenance: Property of a North London gentleman; previously in the collection of Mr S.M., acquired in the 1970s-1990s.

Object Condition

Condition: Very fine condition.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:2.1 x centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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