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Rare Mycenaen Silver Gilt Vapheio Cup C. 1900 Emile

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Rare Mycenaen Silver Gilt Vapheio Cup C. 1900 Emile

Lot 0118 Details

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A Rare Art Copy of a Vapheio Cup, late 19th/early 20th c., Emile Gilliron (Swiss, 1850/1-1924) and his son, Emile (1885-1939), depicting the capture of wild bulls following their captor, height 3 in., width at handle 5 1/2 in., depth 4 1/4 in.The Gillirons spent more than thirty years working at Knossos, establishing a thriving business in the reproduction of these rare antiquities. Examples of their work can be found in collections around the world. Recent accolades include an exhibition of their work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproduction of . Gilliron & Son, May 2011- December 2012. The Metropolitan houses pieces by the Gillirons, including two Vapheio cups (06.202 and 06.203) similar to the ones offered here. Examples of Vapheio, Nestor and Mycenaean cups (that resemble this lot and the following) are also found in the Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum (1901.3, 1901.4, 1910.13 and 1910.15). Original patination.
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Rare Mycenaen Silver Gilt Vapheio Cup C. 1900 Emile

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Jun 27, 2020
Starting Price $100
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Lot 0118 Details

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A Rare Art Copy of a Vapheio Cup, late 19th/early 20th c., Emile Gilliron (Swiss, 1850/1-1924) and his son, Emile (1885-1939), depicting the capture of wild bulls following their captor, height 3 in., width at handle 5 1/2 in., depth 4 1/4 in.The Gillirons spent more than thirty years working at Knossos, establishing a thriving business in the reproduction of these rare antiquities. Examples of their work can be found in collections around the world. Recent accolades include an exhibition of their work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproduction of . Gilliron & Son, May 2011- December 2012. The Metropolitan houses pieces by the Gillirons, including two Vapheio cups (06.202 and 06.203) similar to the ones offered here. Examples of Vapheio, Nestor and Mycenaean cups (that resemble this lot and the following) are also found in the Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum (1901.3, 1901.4, 1910.13 and 1910.15). Original patination.

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