Property from a Swiss Private Collection
A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.
cast on a thin quadrangular plate with a palmette surmounting an acanthus leaf and flanked by two addorsed hunting dogs each devouring a goat's head.
Height 7 cm.; length 20 cm.
said to have been found in Pompeii
Burton Y. Berry (1901-1985), Zurich
Leo Mildenberg (1913-2001), Zurich, on consignment from the above
Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired from the above on May 14th, 1965
by descent to the present owner
This lot appears as no. 41 in a partial inventory of the Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 25th, 1982.