View 1 of Lot 49. An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C..
View 1 of Lot 49. An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C..
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An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C.

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C.

An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C.

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,520

GBP

An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Lion

Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C.


probably a sculptor's model, with stylised mane, recessed eyes, and flat back.

Height 12.7 cm.

Joseph Klein, New York, acquired between 1941 and 1980
private collection, by descent (Bonhams, London, October 24th, 2012, no. 311, illus.)
acquired at the above sale