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Italic Griffin and Herakles Vessel Handle

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 445

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,500
EUR (€) 1,130 - 1,700
USD ($) 1,400 - 2,090
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £900 (EUR 1,019; USD 1,256)
ITALIC GRIFFIN AND HERAKLES VESSEL HANDLE

Circa 5th-4th century BC. A large cast copper-alloy handle, its lower oval attachment plate in the form of a mask of Herakles wearing a lion-skin cap over his head; the face with creased brow and curling beard, the stem-shaped handle with a repeat chevron pattern, the upper attachment plate in the form of a griffin head with raised paws; supplied with custom-made display stand. Copper-alloy, 375 grams, 22 cm without stand.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, complete.

Provenance
Ex Bonhams, sale 17822, lot 175.

Literature
See H. Rolland, Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, 294, for a very similar style of ewer handle.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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