Boxwood handle carved with Apollo and Marsyas

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Origin
Netherlands
Material
Boxwood
Dimensions
21 cm

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Description

Height of the handle: 8 cm, Total heigth: 21 cm

The handle is richly carved with a mythological scene depicting the contest between Apollo with his lyre and the satyr Marsyas with the aulos. The terms stated that the winner could treat the defeated party any way he wanted. Marsyas naturally lost and was bound to a tree and was flayed alive.

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