Lot 758

An Elamite lapislazuli-lion, 3rd millennium B.C.

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 380 Lots

Description

Lying lion. The mouth open, the mighty mane falling backwards in fine strands. The tail is bent over so that the end rests on the left thigh of the animal. Break in the middle of the tail. Otherwise intact. Length 5.8 cm. Fine, extremely rare naturalistic carving!

Provenance: Private collection in Rhineland-Palantine, by descent from the father.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

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