A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.
A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.
A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.
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Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A HELLENISTIC BRONZE APPLIQUE, 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 GBP

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Description

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.

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Provenance

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

Catalogue Note

This lot appears as no. 41 in a partial inventory of the Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 25th, 1982.

Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art
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