An early 20th century pair of covered lead vases based on the ‘Sosibios Vase’ in the Louvre

An early 20th century pair of covered lead vases based on the ‘Sosibios Vase’ in the Louvre

Circa 1910
Stock Number: 11568/GSO
Height 80.00 cm [2 ft 7 ins]
Width 46.00 cm [1 ft 6 ins]
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Upon which Keats mused and also sketched, going on to write, ‘Ode on a Grecian urn’. The vases having swan neck handles with the main body embellished with Bacchic procession including Apollo, Artemis and Hermes, along with those brazen female worshippers of Dionysus, the Maenads. Raised upon a circular socle.