Bronzes / Brass /Pewter etc >> 19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

A 19th Century Bronze Figure depicting the Goddess Flora. She rests on a tree stump, as she gathers flowers for a garland. She wears a floral band to her hair and a flowing robe. Behind her a cherub holds a floral wreath. The whole on a naturalistic square base. The rear corner with a foundry stamp for Achilles Collas* Date c 1850 *Around 1836 Collas developed a new machine permitting the mathematically precise reduction or enlargement of sculptural objects in full relief. Three years later he demonstrated its abilities by producing a two-fifths size reproduction of the Venus de Milo. In 1838 he entered into partnership with the manufacturer Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-92).

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Price:£725


 

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19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS

19TH C BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS