Male Figure Grasping Bull

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Overall: 3/4 × 3/8 in. (1.9 × 0.9 cm)
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
Morgan Seal 1040
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Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
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"In 1040, the figure holding up an animal by the hind leg may be a deity, associated with hunting."--Porada, CANES, p. 145

Summary: 

Figure holding up bull by hind leg -- In field: above, kneeling antelope, rosette, kneeling gazelle, bird -- Below, griffin, lion.

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