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Sosibios Vase by Handyside and Co

Stock No.16401

A fine 19th century copy of the Sosibios vase by Handyside & Co in cast iron, with its original stepped plinth base. This was originally retailed by the Handyside foundry at £4 in 1880.

This cast iron urn is modelled on a white marble urn from antiquity by Sosibios, a Greek sculptor working in Rome around 50 BC. An English version of the model was later in the 1874 catalogue of A. Handyside and Co. of Derby and London. A set of four painted cast-iron urns of this model sold at Christie's Wrotham Park, 4 June 1991 lot 120. .

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Listed Price: £7,500 (+VAT where applicable)

Width Height Depth
16 78"
43 cms
33 18"
84 cms
Overall 57 18"
145 cms

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