26 - 27 October 2004
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A LION
CIRCA 500 B.C.
Recumbent, roaring head turned back, incised radiating lines on mane and herringbone line along spine, the tail curled up, tip missing, 2 in. (5 cm.) long; and three other Etruscan bronze lions, each standing with tail extended behind, thick collar-like manes, mounted, first half of 5th Century B.C., 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) long max. (4)
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