Lot 3681

A Greek bronze handle modeled as a panther skin, 5th - 4th century B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots


The lower part of the handle, which is attached to the edge of the vessel, has a panther head in the middle with the paws on the sides. The fur impressively chased. Above it two long-necked heads of birds facing away from each other, forming two eyelets. Beautiful dark green patina. Intact. Length 8 cm.

Provenance: From a Dutch private collection.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.