late c19th french or italian 'grand tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'venus di milo'

Late C19th French or Italian 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'Venus di Milo' .



Item Ref

ML 1811


Late C19thFrench or Italian bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze reduction of the 'Venus di Milo' .
Well-cast larger scale bronze of the iconic Ancient Greek marble statue of Venus or Aphrodite found on the island of Milos in 1820 .
The original sculpture now on display at The Louvre , Paris , France . The marble original of the goddess of love and beauty is attributed to the Greek sculptor Alexandria of Antioch .
The base with an indistinct undeciphered Foundry signature to the side of the base.
Good consistent rich patina, with clear cast details.
H 19"
W 5"
D 4"
France or Italy c. 1880
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Internal Ref: ML 1811


Height = 49 cm (19")
Width = 14 cm (6")
Depth = 10 cm (4")

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