A Roman bronze olpe
Lot 97
A Roman bronze olpe
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
A Roman bronze olpe A Roman bronze olpe
Lot Details
A Roman bronze olpe
Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.
The handle joining the flaring neck with a goat's head curving around the rim to either side, terminating at the body in the form of a Silenus mask with pointed ears and long curly beard, the body tapering towards the flat disc base, with concentric rings on the underside, 11¾in (30cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Kroeber Collection, Berlin, formed before 1960.
    With Royal Athena Galleries, New York, Volume XIV, January 2003, no. 53.
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