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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WOLF, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WOLF, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WOLF, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,000

GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WOLF, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.


standing alertly with gaping jaws, extended tongue, and ears turned up, the front and hind legs resting on separate bases, the coat incised.

Height from modern base 6.8 cm.; length 12.5 cm.

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said to have been found near Smyrna in 1963

probably Leo Mildenberg (1913-2001), Zurich

Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), acquired in the 1950s/1960s, probably from the above

by descent to the present owner