Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

sea horse sculpture
  • present-day Italy
  • sea horse sculpture, early 1500s
  • Where object was made: possibly present-day Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 9 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Allan Gerdau
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet F6
  • 1957.0097
Label Text

The front half of the sculpture is a horse head and two horse legs. The two legs are folded under the body. The back half of the sculpture is the bottom of a sea horse. The tip has been broken off.