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Grand Tour Neapolitan Bronze Fountainhead of the 'Amore Con Delfino'

$3,350Asking Price

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Rare and beautiful 19th century Neapolitan Grand Tour bronze fountainhead of the 'Amore con Delfino'. Cupid with dolphin, after the antique. Good large size version in dark 'archaeological verdi gris Pompean patination' after the original fountain excavated at the Thermae (baths) in Pompeii, now on view in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. Cupid, the god of love, is often associated with dolphins as an allegory for how swiftly love moves on, Italy, circa 1880. Can be used both indoors and outdoors.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Width: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    PatinatedBronze
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This bronze sculpture and fountainhead has been used outdoors and is graced with a beautiful weathered patina.
  • Seller Location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2165312937021

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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