Most unusual and delightful! From southern Italy, dating between the 5th and 4th centuries BC. A slithering snake, either bronze with high copper content, or solid copper; with a long, thin tail and wide head, shown in motion. 4-1/4" L. In excellent condition, save possibly missing very tip of head.
ProvenanceEx-private Gualario Collection, Tampa, FL
Dimensions 4-1/4" L