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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.100.23
People
Emile Gilliéron or son, Swiss (1850 - 1924; 1885 - 1939)
Title
Miniature Reproduction of a Gold Vapheio Cup
Other Titles
Former Title: Miniature metal reproduction of one of the Vapheo Cups
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
19th-20th century
Period
Helladic period, Late
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/92093
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Electrotype of gold original; repoussé
Technique
Electrotype
Dimensions
6.9 x 8.1 cm (2 11/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the daughters of Florence and Mason Hammond
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.100.23
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Reproduction of a gold Vapheio cup with repoussé decoration showing a wild bull hunt in action. The original was found in a tholos tomb in Vapheio, Laconia.

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