late c19th 'grand tour' souvenir bronze bust study of the mythological greek hero ajax

Late C19th 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze bust study of the mythological Greek hero , Ajax.


Price

£850
| $1,132 USD | €963 EUR


Item Ref

ML 183

Description

Late C19th 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze bust study of the mythological Greek hero ,Ajax .
Well-cast French or Italian patinated bronze bust portrait study of the hero of Homer's 'Iliad' and in the 'Epic Cycle' poems about the Trojan wars.
The bearded head turned to sinister , wearing a well modelled helmet featuring eagles, panthers and centaurs in relief detail .
Has developed a pleasing golden ,chocolate hue to the patination.
H 15"
W 8"
D 4.5"
Italy or France c.1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 183


Dimensions

Height = 38 cm (15")
Width = 20 cm (8")
Depth = 12 cm (5")



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