Simpulum with Duck Heads

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th-4th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 35.6 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 2174
Provenance: Collection Johanna Hille. Cahn auction on 19 November 2014, lot 176. Thence Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 03485. Comes with a certificate of Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Spectacular Malachite patina, a small reparation on the handle, otherwise intact.
Description: Round, shallow ladle with narrow, slightly concave rim and long strap handle, made in one piece. The end of the handle is forked, bent backwards and the endings are decorated with two stylized duck heads. The rim of the ladle is enhanced and softly inwards protruding. Part of a set of symposium utensils.