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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE OINOCHOE

    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE OINOCHOE
    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    With separately-made flaring ring foot, ovoid body and trefoil mouth with everted rim, the handle terminating in a palmette and snakes at the base, a lion's head with outstretched braceleted forelegs at the rim
    9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 6 December 1971, lot 125.
    Agatha Sadler (1924-2015) collection, London (The Sadler Collection; Sotheby's, London, 31 October 2003, lot 40).