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' .


| $1,018 USD | €913 EUR

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.
Signed to rear edge by the foundry in indeciphered script .
H 19"
W 5"
D 4"
France or Italy c. 1880
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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 .
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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 .
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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 1811


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

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