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Antique Italian Classical Marble Sculpture “Psyche of Capua”, Naples, circa 1866

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A finely chiseled marble sculpture of a goddess draped in a loose garb, it is signed in script T. Vacca along the side and dated 1866. The original was found in the amphitheater of Capua in Italy during the 18th century, the sculpture is believed to be of Roman origin circa the 1st century B.C. The original is on display at Naples National Museum. The figure is sculpted with her head lowered to the right while her head and arms are sheared. Generally titled “Psyche of Capua”, it is now believed to be a depiction of Aphrodite. Measurements: 19” H x 10” W x 8” D.

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  • Creator
    T. Vacca (Sculptor)
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 19th Century
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Some discolorations to the marble and light handling wear.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 19 in. x W 10 in. x D 8 in.H 48.26 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 20.32 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shippensburg, PA
  • Seller Reference Number
    810OQA06L | Silla, ltd
  • Reference Number
    LU1059012550781
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