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Greek Silver Zoomorphic Spoon

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 337

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 680 - 900
USD ($) 840 - 1,130
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £495 (EUR 558; USD 696)
GREEK SILVER ZOOMORPHIC SPOON

Circa 5th century BC. A cast silver spoon with shallow ovoid bowl; the handle hexagonal in section with flanking points at the lower end; the finial a stylized goat's head with horns and ears emerging from the shaft. Silver, 39.32 grams, 159 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See The Kiev Museum of Historic Treasures plate 60-1 for a gold gorytus mount from the Crimean region with similar treatment of the animal-head motif.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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