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large pair of early c20th composition classical terracegarden vases of campana form and copies of the antique gaeta vase
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SA441827

LARGE PAIR OF EARLY C20TH COMPOSITION CLASSICAL TERRACE/GARDEN VASES ,OF CAMPANA FORM AND COPIES OF THE ANTIQUE GAETA VASE.

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: M Lees and Sons

Description:
Large pair of early C20th composition classical design terrace/garden vases , of campana form and copies of the antique Gaeta vase.
Highly decorative pair of reconstituted or 'cast-stone' vases decorated with all-round classical figure relief and with satyr, or Bacchus mask, handle terminals . Raised on a spreading fluted foot onto to a square base, the top roll-over edge with 'egg and dart' detail .
Faithful copies of the esteemed ancient carved marble Gaeta vase now in the National Museum , Naples ,Italy . Named after the town of its discovery in central Italy , the antique Gaeta vase was created by the Greek sculptor Salpion in 1st century B.C .
The decoration represents Hermes,the Greek God, giving the infant Dionysus to the Nymphs to raise and educate him .
Of good large scale with a pleasing weathered patina and surface. Each vase in two sections for ease of movement , and located on a central spigot .
One old repair to cracked corner of square base . No chips ,  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 90 cm (36")
Width = 65 cm (26")
Depth = 65 cm (26")

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1920.

Dimensions

Height = 90 cm (36")
Width = 65 cm (26")
Depth = 65 cm (26")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was M Lees and Sons.

M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
Worcester
WR1 2NB
United Kingdom
Tel: 07860 826218 or 01905 26620
Int'l Tel: +44 7860 826218 or +44 1905 26620
www.leesantiquesworcester.com
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