A Greek bronze situla
Lot 34*
A Greek bronze situla
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Greek bronze situla
Lot Details
A Greek bronze situla
Hellenistic, circa 350-300 B.C.
The ovoid body with flat rim and separately-cast foot, the spout in the shape of a lion's head with the tongue sticking out, perforations on the inside for straining, 7¾in (19.5cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    Swiss private collection, acquired in 1996.

    Literature:
    For a similar example, cf. N. Yaluris at al., The Search for Alexander, 1980, colour pl.18.
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