A Cypriot Limestone Dog, ca. 1st millennium BCE

A Cypriot Limestone Dog, ca. 1st millennium BCE


Regular price$4,500 USD
  • Free USA shipping
    Free international shipping over $5,000

Shown seated, with back legs folded and front legs extended, facing forward with indented eyes and depicted mouth. The large collar around the neck suggests this was a well-loved pet.

Dimensions: Height: 5 3/4 inches (14.6 cm), width: 5 1/2 inches (13.9 cm)

Condition: Losses to ears and minor surface loss, but otherwise in good condition.

Provenance: The William R. Crawford collection of Ancient Glass and Antiquities, acquired from the European trade in the 1950s and then by descent. Crawford, a retired American career diplomat and expert on the Middle East and Cyprus, was Director of Arab-Israeli Affairs at the State Department between 1959-1964, and Deputy Chief of Mission in Cyprus thereafter. In the 1970s, he was ambassador to Yemen, then Cyprus later becoming principal deputy assistant secretary of state for Near East and South Asian affairs. He donated part of his collection to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts prior to his death in 2002.

We ship Tuesday to Friday with FedEx and usually same day if your order is received before 2pm. Within the continental USA, packing, shipping and insurance is free. Depending on size and destination, delivery times range from one to five business days.

For overseas shipments we charge a small flat rate which includes packing, preparation of all customs paperwork, insurance and carrier fees in compliance with all USA and International customs requirements.  Overseas shipments are sent using either USPS Priority Mail or FedEx but contact us if you have a shipping preference. International customers are responsible for all duties and taxes. 

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Come Visit Us

Any item from this site may be viewed by appointment at our Washington, DC location

Tuesday - Friday between 11 am - 5 pm.

Phone: 202 342 0518