Hand carved reproduction of the Dionysus cup painting from 540 BC located at the Staatliche Antikensammlungen museum in Munich.
The painting portrais how Dionysus (God of wine) was kidnapped by Etruscan pirates, who were unaware of his identity. The god confuses their thoughts and causes them to jump into the water, where they transform into dolphins. He then turns the water into wine and changes the mast of the ship into grape vines.
Hand carved pendant in solid yellow bronze.
Hand painted with patinas and sealed with resin to preserve finish.
Signed in the back by artist.
The pendant is about 1.5" x 1 3/8"
Chain options are:
• 3mm fresh water pearls wire wrapped.
14k gold filled chains: (Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated)
• Medium chain 2.3 mm
• Thick chain 3.5 mm