Sicilian Terracotta Askos in the Form of a Mouse

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attributed to the Randazzo Group (Ivy Series)

ca.  425 BC

length: 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.)

 

Collection of Prince Johann II of Liechtenstein (1840-1929), collected late 19th/early 20th Century

 

#4643

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI (New York, 2017) p. 21

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VIII (New York, 2010) p.18

Christie’s; Antiquities. Including Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein (South Kensington, 04.30.2008) lot.111

Marock, Ludovic; Die Antiken Sammlung des Fursten von Liechtenstein (Liechtenstein, 2008) p.9

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Mottahedeh, PE; Out of Noah’s Ark. Animal in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection (Jerusalem, 1997) no.65

 

Padgett, Michael; et al; Vase-Painting in Italy. Red-Figure & Related Works in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, 1993) p.187; no.106