Émile Gilliéron reproduction of a Mycenae cup.Regular price £250.00
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An extremely rare copper reproduction of a one-handled ancient Mycenaean cup, ascribed to Emile Gilliéron. The cup is decorated with three flat vases containing flowers which are shown between a decorative solid band along the rim and a dotted band along the body.
Best known for his remarkable reconstructions of Mycenaean and Minoan artefacts from the Bronze Age, Emile Gilliéron was an extremely highly regarded Swiss artist and archaeological draftsmen.
The same piece is currently included in the collections of the Harvard Art Museums as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. According to these institutions, the piece is dated to the first decade of the twentieth century.
16.5cm depth x 21cm wide x 14.4cm high.