Description Echoing the monumental Archaic sculpture of the Acropolis of Athens, this image symbolized power and domination. A lion and a tigress attack a bull, which has been brought to its knees. The animals' eyes are inlaid with silver. The group would have served as the handle of an elaborate bronze bowl.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
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