London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A GREEK BRONZE SITULA
CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Of tapering cylindrical form, decorated with a band of finely engraved guilloche below the flattened rim, with two acanthus shaped attachment plates emerging from the sides, each pierced with double loops, the handles of flattened form with hooked ridged knop terminals, on a flared ring foot
8 3/8 in. (21.5 cm.) high
Acquired on the German art market in the 1980s.
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