“Xantippe and Socrates”

Catalog No. 2201

Pottery, etched (Etruscan style) 4.15L, inlaid lid, signed by H. Schlitt.

Socrates was a Greek philosopher who lived between 470-399 B.C. Xantippe was his shrewish wife whose name has come to mean any shrew, or scolding, brawling woman. In this humorous depiction of their relationship, Xantippe is seen fetching Socrates from a bowling alley.

See also No. 2383.

Price Range: $1,800-$2,200

Lid Inlay
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Mettlach 2201
Mettlach 2201

 
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