London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GREEK BRONZE FINIAL GROUP OF A LION ATTACKING A MULE
4TH CENTURY B.C.
The prostrate mule with right hind leg extended, head raised in alarm with open mouth, being attacked by the lion who leaps on its back, its paws gripping the mule's flesh, its head with open jaws just behind the mule's, an attachment tang below the mule
2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.) long
European private collection, formed between 1973-1982 (lots 236-265 and 352).
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