8 June 2007
A ROMAN LEAD-GLAZED SKYPHOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Green in color, the body molded with scrolling ivy tendrils and berries radiating out from below the ring handles, a single rosette in the middle of each side, offset by two grooved bands, on a flaring ring base, the twin handles with thumb rests above merging with the rim, the interior yellow-glazed
2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm.) high
Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Naples and New York.
American Art Association, New York, 5-8 March, 1923.
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Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum
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