The Medici vase, a true timeless piece of marble art, originally made in Athens in the second half of the 1st century AD, as decoration for the Roman market.
The vase has carved scenes of Iphigenia, Ulysses, and Agamemnon, throughout, with decorative handles, supported by the carved head of Zeus.
The original marble vase reappeared in the inventory of the Medici family collection, Italy, in the 16th century. It has also been referred to as the Vaso Di Villa Albani, the original is on display in the Uffizi gallery, Italy.
We also have the small version of this impressive vase.
63 cm tall. 41 cm wide. Weight 18kg. Base 24 x 24 cm