A Pair of 19th Century Italian Brass Ceremonial Cups No. 4396

A Pair of 19th Century Italian Brass Ceremonial Cups No. 4396 A Pair of 19th Century Italian Brass Ceremonial Cups No. 4396
Italy 04396-CK00051

A Pair of 19th Century Italian Brass Ceremonial Cups flanked with masques of the nature god Pan and scenes of putti and panisci, Pan’s forest imps with hooved feet known for creating panic and distraction in the minds of men, the panisci play mischievously with handfuls of grapes, a reference to Pan’s companion Dionysus with the pair raised on Rouge Royale marble plinths

Height: 15 3/4"; Width: 8 1/2"; Base Diameter: 7"
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