ostracon ancient art



Archaic Lion Applique, Eastern Mediterranean, 6th/5th Century BC

Terracotta lion applique with rounded back.

Deeply engraved beady eyes, slit mouth and incision along the forehead.

The small ears protruding from the suggested mane.

Intact and rare.

H. 5.2 cm (2 in)

Ex New York collection, acquired 1970s-1980s.

480 USD

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