• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A GREEK BRONZE HANDLE

    LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK BRONZE HANDLE
    LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    The shaft with low central rib and palmette above, the lower terminal in the form of an inverted palmette with elongated scrolls above and a beaded collar
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    European private collection; acquired in the late 19th Century by the grandfather of the present owner.