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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 209

    A GRAECO-ROMAN BRONZE OINOCHOE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GRAECO-ROMAN BRONZE OINOCHOE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    The ovoid body with concentric bands around the shoulder, the trefoil mouth with egg-and-dart along the overhanging rim, the handle cast separately with the bust of a lion at the top and a bust of a maenad as the handle-plate
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, 1970s.