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Greek Pottery Statue of Ganymede and Zeus/ Eagle Lot 19B Part of a live auction event on Wednesday, Jun 20

$5,500.00 10 Bids Sold

Seller: artemisgallerylive (36) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263760066520 LOT 19BSeller's Estimate: USD 6,000 - 9,000 Greek Empire, Canosa, ca. 3rd to 2nd Century BCE. Depicting Zeus in the form of an eagle carrying the youthful Ganymede, the eagle grasping the boy's back, with outstretched wings, the youth depicted nude but for a chlamys draped over the shoulders, with one arm raised and the other at his side, a foliate wreath in his hair, preserving traces of white color overall. Some remaining white surface pigment with traces of pink. Size: 12.25" H (31.1 cm); 13.5" H (34.3 cm) on included custom stand. According to ancient Greek mythology, Ganymede was abducted by Zeus from Mount Ida in Phrygia. Zeus either sending an eagle or turning himself into an eagle transported Ganymede to mount Olympus. Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection, acquired at Arte Primitivo Gallery, New York, purchased at a Sotheby's charity auction, about 1986 All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #136185 Condition Report: Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Repaired from approximately six original pieces with restoration over the break lines, missing fingers and a few minor losses, right arm restored. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Exceptional Day 1 | Antiquities, Asian, Russian, Fine Art offered by Artemis Gallery Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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