A Hellenistic terracotta lion
Lot 51*
A Hellenistic terracotta lion
Sold for £250 (US$ 420) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Terracotta Lion
Lot Details
A Hellenistic terracotta lion
Circa 4th Century B.C.
Modelled with rounded features, shown leaning forwards in a standing pose, with white slip, some details in black pigment, 4¼ (11cm) long, mounted


  • Provenance:
    Frank and Joan Ross Collection, formed in California in the 1960s-1970s.
    Bought at auction, 6-7 December 1971, Joel L. Malter and Co. and Antiquities International Inc., Los Angeles.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
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