AN ANCIENT ETRUSCAN STYLE GREEK 22CT GOLD WINE CUP, ILIAS LALAOUNIS, ATHENS, LATE-20TH CENTURY |
3,500 - 4,500 GBP
bidding is closed
- 6.5cm., 2 6/8 in. high
hammered tapering form, the twin handles with four ancient style masks, in a fitted red velvet case
The present lot is a replica of an Etruscan gold wine cup, 675-650 B.C., that was discovered at the Bernardini Tomb, Palestrina, Rome. It is now housed in the same city at the Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.