Lot 578: Greek Head of a Gryphon
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-3rd century BC. A carved hardstone plaque of a gryphon's head in profile modelled in the half-round with egg-and-dart crest and ribbed median band, lentoid eye, hooked beak, pointed ear; mounted on a custom-made stand. 26 grams, 71mm including stand (2 3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired London art market, 1970-1980.
Condition Report: Fair condition.