Date: 5th Century B.C.
Condition: Intact, superb, with custom base stand.
Provenance: Ex: American private collection; Ex: German art market.
Measurements: 2.75 inches (7 cms).
From a situla, in the form of the head of Silenus, his brows arched with thick beard and moustache, his short horns terminate in animal heads.
Cf: lot 140, Christie's New York Antiquities Auction, 8 June 2007 (sold $2,280), see also lot 84,Christie's South Kensington Antiquities Auction, 5 October 2000 (sold $3,300).