London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GREEK BRONZE FIGURE OF A LION
MID-6TH CENTURY B.C.
The recumbent lion with face framed by radiating mane, the mane parted centrally at the back and depicted with cross-hatching, its outstretched front legs with chased detail of fur and claws and its tail curled over its back, mounted
2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) long
European private collection, formed between 1973-1982 (lots 236-265 and 352).
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