Vases. Cup of the Ptolemies. Two-handled Onyx cup, carved with Dionysiac vignettes and emblems probably in Alexandria in the 1st Century.B.C
It was donated to the church by King Charles, where it formed part of the treasury of the Basilica of St.Denis.
Copper plate engraving from Gentleman’s Magazine,1750.
Size 36 x 23 cms. Condition good.
Price £65.00 /$85.00 (plus packing and postage).