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A Bronze Calyx Krater Handle,

Roman Imperial, Augustan, late 1st Century B.C./early 1st Century A.D.

Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
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A Bronze Calyx Krater Handle,

Roman Imperial, Augustan, late 1st Century B.C./early 1st Century A.D.

Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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A Bronze Calyx Krater Handle,

Roman Imperial, Augustan, late 1st Century B.C./early 1st Century A.D.

Each attachment plate in the form of a satyr's head with pointed ears turned inward and finely incised beard and hair, the eyes, teeth and diadem inlaid in silver, two volutes with rosette terminals above, the fluted handle flaring at the terminals.
Height 4 3/4 in. 12 cm.
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Provenance

Mathias Komor, New York [F.943], December 4th, 1980

Catalogue Note

For related calyx crater handles in Naples see E. Pernice, Die hellenistische Kunst in Pompeii, vol. 4, Gefässe und Geräte aus Bronze, Berlin and Leipzig, 1925, p. 41, figs. 50 and 52 (one engraved in Museo Borbonico, vol. VI, 1830, pl. LXIII, reproduced in Il bronzo dei Romani. Arredo e suppellettile, Rome, 1990, p. 125, fig. 7). Also see Sotheby's, New York, The Stansfeld Collection of Ancient Art, December 2nd, 1988, no. 57 (A. Herrmann, in A Passion for Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, Malibu, 1994, p. 263, no. 131).

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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New York