Antique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand LevillainAntique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand Levillain

A large sculptural gilt and red patinated bronze tazza in the Greek antique style, dated 1866 by Ferdinand Levilain. The bas relief central roundel depicting the god Hermes presenting Pandora, the first human woman, with a box containing all the gifts of the gods. Because one of the gifts given to her was curiosity Pandora could not resist opening the box. All of the blessings and curses humanity escaped from the box except, ironically, Hope. Foundeur Barbedienne.

Ferdinand Levillain (1837-1905) exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861 and was awarded a Silver Medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle.

CONDITION: Very good. Detail crisp and clear. No dents or abrasions.

DIMENSIONS: 17 1/2" diameter over handles. 4 1/2" high

WEIGHT: 11 lbs 4.6 oz

Item ID: 113639T

Antique French Bronze Tazza Depicting Pandora, by Ferdinand Levillain

$1,450 USD

Add to Cart
Make Offer
Email Shop Owner
Add to Wish List  

Another shopper is interested in this item


    Worldwide treasures and beautiful things: fine art to folk art
    since 2018

    calculating shipping...

    more from ...

    Cedar Tree Antiques