5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN PRIVATE COLLECTION
THREE GREEK TERRACOTTA ANIMALS
CIRCA 5TH AND 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Including two gilt appliqués, one a lion griffin and one a griffin, each in profile, preserving some traces of pigment and gilding; and a Canosan dolphin, its forked tail upturned, preserving some pigment; together with a Greek terracotta protome of a goddess, circa late 6th century B.C.
Dolphin: 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) long (4)
with Michael Ward, New York, circa 1978.
Private Collection, Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Art Market, Paris, 1980.
Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, 1993.
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