12 December 2002
A CORINTHIAN FIGURAL ARYBALLOS
Circa 575-550 B.C.
In the form of a recumbent hare, the plump hollow body with the legs folded flat, its head serving as the spout, a suspension hole at the back of the head below the long ears, which extend along its back, with painted eyes and contour lines along the face and ears, the fur a series of small black dots, the tail black, the paws red, with a black zig-zag on the underside
3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) long
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Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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