Levillain Ferdinand (1837-1905) - Ferdinand Barbedienne, Foundry - Pair of Greek amphora or Kantharos - representation of Dionysos or Bacchus worship (2) - Neoclassical - Bronze (patinated), Marble - 1871-1878

Description
Levillain Ferdinand (1837-1905) - Ferdinand Barbedienne, Foundry - Pair of Greek amphora or Kantharos - representation of Dionysos or Bacchus worship (2) - Neoclassical - Bronze (patinated), Marble - 1871-1878
France

Two world-famous large amphora vases, made in neo-Greek style by F. Levillain and F. Barbedienne in 1871.

Depicting the worship of Dionysos with its attributes: An ivy wreath, the Thyrsus and the Kantharos, a large two-point drinking cup. Pan with double flute and bust of Herme on a pillar. Also present the Greek Comedie masks.


In 1878, F. Levillain won a gold medal for his Neo-Greek pieces.

Weight is 11 kg per piece.


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Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Pair of Greek amphora or Kantharos - representation of Dionysos or Bacchus worship
Material
Bronze (patinated), Marble
Designer/ Artist
Levillain Ferdinand (1837-1905)
Manufacturer/ Brand
Ferdinand Barbedienne, Foundry
Model/ Name
Kantharos
Style
Neoclassical
Estimated Period
1871-1878
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
63×28×28 cm
Weight
11 kg
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