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
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.