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Lot 93

Estimate: 10'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 8'000 GBP Price realized: 12'500 GBP
Roman Bronze Olpe
2nd - 3rd century AD; height cm 27; The body is decorated in three registers: tongue pattern below, branch of vines in the middle, palmettes on the top. An amazing statuette of Perseus with phrygian helmet as handle, set on a Satyr mask. Reference: for the vessel form and the technique see comparison in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore (57.708). Provenance: Private collection, acquired on the German art market in 1990s.

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