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Pair of Patinated Bronze Winged Figural Male Classical Greek Statues

About the Item

A complimentary pair of beautifully cast and rare standing Greco-Roman patinated bronze statues of winged mostly nude but partly classically draped male figures that are surprisingly unsigned. One of the figures is looking down and is holding a laurel branch across one shoulder, with the other hand holding and partly leaning on a sword with its tip on the ground for support. Set behind the figure and resting on his legs is a round embossed shield. On the ground next to his feet b lies a male bust and an artist''s palette. The second figure is glancing sideways and in one hand he is holding a pole with a feathered base while the other hand is behind him holding on to to the top of a large triangular embossed shield with its pointed end resting on the ground. At the base of the figure there is an entire suit of roman or greek armour. shown from the back. Both statues are set o a round base.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 20 in (50.8 cm)Diameter: 7 in (17.78 cm)
  • Style:
    Neoclassical (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Bronze,Cast
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1850
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Vancouver, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU4631227274012
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