26 - 27 October 2004
AN ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO WARE VESSEL IN THE FORM OF A LION
EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The recumbent lion with alert raised head and well modelled facial features, a short spout on the crown of the head
5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) long
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Das Tier in der Antike, Archäologischen Institut der Universität Zürich, 21 September-17 November 1974, no. 327.
H. Bloesch et al., Das Tier in der Antike, Archäologischen Institut der Universität Zürich, Zurich, 1974, p. 54, pl. 57, no. 327; and Animals, 1986, II, no. 79.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘