collection of 3 c19th italian smallscale bronze 'grand tour' souvenir reduction statues after the antique

Collection of 3 C19th Italian small-scale bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir reduction statues, after the antique.



Item Ref

ML 1903


Collection of 3 C19th Italian small-scale bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir reduction statues , after the antique .
Verdigris bronze miniature desk-top studies of the iconic classical figures of "The Dancing Faun of Pompeii " , "Narcissus" and "The Drunken Faun of Pompeii " .
This type of bronze statuary were produced predominantly by foundries in the Naples area of Italy to sell as souvenirs to tourists visiting the ancient sites of Europe.
All with a consistent verdigris 'faux excavation' aged patina. "Narcissus" or Dionysus, has a suffered a loss to his raised finger .
H 5"
W 2"
D 2"
Italy c. 1890
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Internal Ref: ML 1903


Height = 12 cm (5")
Width = 5 cm (2")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

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