26 - 27 October 2004,
Price realised GBP 3,585
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
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
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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
Das Tier in der Antike, Archäologischen Institut der Universität Zürich, 21 September-17 November 1974, no. 327.
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