A simple guide about Vassil Bojkov collection

The Vassil Bojkov Collection contains archeological things, amassed continually. It joins relics, made of various material, dating from 4 000 BC to the sixth century AD. Good ‘ol fashioned sorts of collectibles are: arms and weapons, handle parts and updates, embellishments and belt appliqués, metal and earth family unit and get-together weights, metal and stone figure. The amazing choice of bronze, silver and gold vessels talks in a general inclination of the Collection.


This real assembling contains vases and utensils ornament from the eighth century BC to the sixth century AD, which were passed on by workshops created in the whole old world: Middle and Near East, Asia Minor, scene and island Greece, North Aegean buoy, the Greek neighbor Thrace and Macedonia, Scythia in the North Black Sea steppes, and what’s more Etruria and South Italy (Magna Graecia), the Iberian landmass. Among the most titanic is the social gathering of bronze and silver horns and rhyta without central on the planet.

Bronze vessels of different sorts address an extensive piece of the Collection: oinochoae (wine holders), situlae (bowls), hydriae and amphorae (central compartments for water and wine), phialae (drink plates), glasses, spoons, strainers, et cetera. Silver vases and utensils, and separating sorts of silver drinking mugs finished with overlaid figures address a substitute class. The Vassil Bozhkov Collection houses three plated silver vases paying astonishing identity to Orpheus, which are the sole diagrams of the staggering performer known on metal vessels to this date.


His name is made on one out of them – Orpheus. So other than splendid on metal thing are the delineations of Theseus and Helen, the respected out of date Greek legends, which finish some plated silver glasses. A spot of the vases bear the names of their proprietors, commitments to different amazing animals, or the weights of the compartments: they address puzzling appreciation. The Collection is experiencing capable advance in various sums, the plain first which is spun around the central number of the pre-Roman metal vases and utensils, and circuits 146 old rarities. The second whole, especially gave, making it hard to the plain same get-together, is underneath building.