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Six rhyton drinking cups with phallus form handles by Stephen Kaltenbach (American, b. 1940), glazed ceramic; 8" x 3" x 3" (each); Exhibition: Allan Stone Gallery. New York, Erotica, May 8 - June 1, 1973; Provenance: Allan Stone Gallery, New York; Note: Rhytons are an ancient form of cup, the contents of which have to be drunk before the cup can be placed down; Stephen Kaltenbach's work is in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, among others. A recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1979 and a National Endowment for the Arts in 1977, he has taught at the California State University Sacramento, the University of California at Davis, and the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Sale Price: $1,875

Estimate: $700 - $900

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