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An Attic Bilingual Eye-cup

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32 3/5 in
82.8 cm
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location
Basel
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Cahn International
Basel
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Both sides of this monumental, well-painted cup which could probably be attributed to the Late …

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Both sides of this monumental, well-painted cup which could probably be attributed to the Late Archaic vase painter Oltos are dominated by a large pair of eyes whose intent gaze is fixed on the beholder. The irises are composed of three rings in different colours – black, brown-black and red. The pupils are entirely …

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Both sides of this monumental, well-painted cup which could probably be attributed to the Late …

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Both sides of this monumental, well-painted cup which could probably be attributed to the Late Archaic vase painter Oltos are dominated by a large pair of eyes whose intent gaze is fixed on the beholder. The irises are composed of three rings in different colours – black, brown-black and red. The pupils are entirely …

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Courtesy of Cahn International / N. Bürgin
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Unknown Greek

An Attic Bilingual Eye-cup

Clay
32 3/5 in
82.8 cm
This is a unique work.
location
Basel
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