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Ancient Hellenistic Fantastic Bronze Statuette Of The Sphinx
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Ancient Hellenistic Fantastic Bronze Statuette Of The Sphinx

 

Hellenistic, 1st century B.C. – 2nd century A.D. / bronze / L = 6.4 cm  ( 2 33/64 inches )

 

Fantastic bronze statuette of the Sphinx. Inlayed eyes missing. Only one foot missing at the right rear leg otherwise inact. Multicolored patina in red, green, black brown and bronze.

 

See the identical on display at the Metropolitan Museum in NY, with all 4 legs missing and the same multicolored patina:

Bronze statuette of a sphinx | Greek or Roman | Late Hellenistic or Imperial | The Metropolitan Museum of Art (metmuseum.org)

 

Provenance:

Swiss private collection Bonsera.

Purchased on the Swiss art market in Bern.

 

Est.: 6’000 – 8’000 CHF / Start: 3’000 CHF

 

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Ancient Hellenistic Fantastic Bronze Statuette Of The Sphinx

Estimate CHF 6,000 - CHF 8,000
Jul 05, 2022
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Starting Price CHF 3,000
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0044: Ancient Hellenistic Fantastic Bronze Statuette Of The Sphinx

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Est. CHF 6,000 - CHF 8,000Starting Price CHF 3,000
AUCTION #4 : ANCIENT ART / ANTIQUITIES
Jul 05, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0044 Details

Description
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Ancient Hellenistic Fantastic Bronze Statuette Of The Sphinx

 

Hellenistic, 1st century B.C. – 2nd century A.D. / bronze / L = 6.4 cm  ( 2 33/64 inches )

 

Fantastic bronze statuette of the Sphinx. Inlayed eyes missing. Only one foot missing at the right rear leg otherwise inact. Multicolored patina in red, green, black brown and bronze.

 

See the identical on display at the Metropolitan Museum in NY, with all 4 legs missing and the same multicolored patina:

Bronze statuette of a sphinx | Greek or Roman | Late Hellenistic or Imperial | The Metropolitan Museum of Art (metmuseum.org)

 

Provenance:

Swiss private collection Bonsera.

Purchased on the Swiss art market in Bern.

 

Est.: 6’000 – 8’000 CHF / Start: 3’000 CHF

 

Condition
...
See description.

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