late c19th 'grand tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'venus di milo' by ferdinand barbedienne foundry paris

Late C19th 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'Venus di Milo' by Ferdinand Barbedienne Foundry , Paris.


Price

£450
| $599 USD | €510 EUR


Item Ref

ML 188

Description

Late C19th 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'Venus di Milo' by Ferdinand Barbedienne Foundry , Paris.
Well-cast bronze reduction of the iconic marble statue of 'Venus di Milo ' . Signed by the Barbedienne Foundry of Paris to the rear edge and bearing the seal stamp of Achille Collas . Collas invented the technology to reproduce scale-model miniatures of full scale statues from the museums of Europe and worked in partnership with Ferdinand Barbedienne.
The iconic marble ancient Greek marble statue of the Aphrodite or Venus found on the island of Milos , is now on display at The Louvre , Paris , France.
Good rich dark 'chocolate' patina with clearly defined features and no rubbing .
H 12"
W 3"
D 2.5"
France c.1880
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 188


Dimensions

Height = 30 cm (12")
Width = 8 cm (3")
Depth = 7 cm (3")



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