c19th italian bronze 'grand tour' souvenir model reduction of the temple of hercules rome mounted on a pale siena marble base

C19th Italian bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir model reduction of the Temple of Hercules, Rome , mounted on a pale siena marble base.


| $499 USD | €425 EUR

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ML 185


C19th Italian bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir model reduction of the Temple of Hercules, Rome , mounted on a pale siena marble base.
Desk-top bronze architectural model of the circular Roman temple located on the eastern Bank of the river Tiber in Rome . The Temple dedicated to Hercules Victor (Hercules the Winner) or Hercules Olivarius .
Well-cast detail showing the multiple Corinthian-capped fluted column facade and the chamber within . The top with a detailed cast tile roof with an open centre , model being designed to be a pastille burner or candle-holder .
Good original condition with a consistent dark patination. Mounted upon a circular block of pale yellow 'giallo di siena ' marble .
H 3.5"
W 3.5"
D 3.5"
Italy c. 1870
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Internal Ref: ML 185


Height = 9 cm (4")
Width = 9 cm (4")
Depth = 9 cm (4")

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