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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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Greek Boeotian Kantharos, 450-425 BC
$ 1650

Boeotian vase with tapering walls standing on a pedestal foot. Two ribbon handles with spurs swing up from the rim and rejoin the vase at the lower carination. The kantharos is the symbol of Dionysos, the Greek god of vine and vegetation, whose cult was very popular in the Boeotian area. For a related vase cf. lot no. 110 in: Antikenmuseum Berlin. Antiken aus Berliner Privatbesitz. Berlin 1975. Ceramic. Greek, Boeotian, 450-425 BC. H. handle 16.8 cm (6.6 in), H. rim 12.6 cm (5 in). Three small shards out of the wall reattached. Faint crackling of the glaze with minor pitting. Else excellent condition. US art market (data will be provided to the buyer).


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