c19th italian bronze desktop bust study of venus of capua

C19th Italian bronze desk-top bust study of "Venus of Capua".



Item Ref

ML 1710


C19th Italian bronze desk-top bust study of "Venus of Capua"
Head and shoulders bronze reduction study of the antique statue of the goddess Venus discovered at the site of an ancient Roman amphitheatre in Capua , southern Italy , from whence it takes its name .
The statue of Venus is depicted wearing a diadem in her hair confirmation of her godly status .
An excellent quality casting with fine detail to the hair and facial features.
Good consistent dark patination. In fine original condition .
Elegantly mounted on a circular cast bronze socle base.
H 9.5"
W 5"
D 3.5"
Italy c.1870
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Internal Ref: ML 1710


Height = 24 cm (10")
Width = 13 cm (5")
Depth = 9 cm (4")

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