An extraordinary Italian sterling silver Kantharos Cup with double handles, by famed silversmith Mabuti for Buccellati, circa 1970. Ornate satyrs and cherubsin deep relief to the central areas, with hand etched detailed throughout. Buccellati silver maker mark to the underside and MI 763 for the silversmith, Mabuti. The cup is a fine replica of the original ancient Roman Kantharos silver vases and cups found from an excavation in Pompeii. This is a fine example from the important Buccellati series of historic ancient works.
7 inches x 5 inches x 5.725 inches tall. Light surface marks consistent with age.
The base sticks out in the lower margin, but close examination doesnt reveal any damage. The silver cast is incredibly thick and can't be bent.
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