London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
A GREEK LIMESTONE LION HEAD SPOUT
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C., MAGNA GRAECIA
The head realistically carved with open jaws
4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high
Collection of Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959), Berlin, purchased from Dr Philipp Lederer, 1935: sold Christie's London, 11 December 1987, lot 155.
American private collection.
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PUBLISHED AND EXHIBITED:
Antiken aus Rheinischem Privatbesitz, Rheinischen Landsmuseum, Bonn, 1973, p. 239, pl. 180, no. 389.
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