Antique Greek Revival Bristol Glass Vase Depicting Phryne ( ΦΡΥΝΗ )

$1,250.00
Quantity available: 1

Our Greek Revival glass vase, attributed to Bristol England, circa 1875, features gilded decorations and a  procession of painted figures in the black Attic style, depicting Phryne ( ΦΡΥΝΗ ), also shown in profile on the neck with her name in Greek capital letters. In good condition, wth rubbing wear to the gilding and paintings, scratches, and small nicks from the underside.

Phyrne (born 371 BC) was one of the notable Greek courtesans, famous for her trial for impiety where she was defended by Hypereides. She's been a favorite subject of painted and sculpted works of art for centuries.

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-2628
Quantity
1
Category
Glass
SubCategory
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
c1875
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
8.50 x 20.00 x 8.50
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
glass