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Late Archaic Greek Bronze Seated Sphinx

a decorative finial

No repair or restoration.

Severe Style, early 5th C. BC

Height: 8.9 cm. (3 1/2 in.)


ex: private European collection, 1980s

Exhibited: Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October, 2017) (2017); Published:
Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VIII. (New York, 2010) p.10

Comparandum: Goodnick Westenholtz , Joan (ed.); Dragons, Monsters & Fabulous Beasts (Jerusalem, 2004) no.107

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