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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Pritchett, Reuel B.
Catalog Number 54.1.1385
Description Pair of matching replicas (a,b) of the Sosibios Vase, original circa 50 BC. A Grecian urn. Bronze urn is set on a stacked black onyx vase. Original vase is in marble. Shows a number of Grecian figures. Stylized bird handles. Said to have been a gift to President William Howard Taft from the Prince of Whales, who later became King Edward VIII.
Material Bronze, Oynx
Dimensions H-12 W-4.7 L-5.5 inches
People Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972