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Antique Bronze Athena

A finely cast and chased mid 19th century, French, Grand Tour bronze bust depicting Athena, Goddess of war. Shown with flowing hair tied at the back, a helmet topped with a wrythen snake, looking straight ahead, the square stepped base cast with a leafy border and supported on a substantial Sienna marble base. Base with nibbles to marble edges.

Height 8 3/4″ (22.2cm)

Width 4″ (10cm)

Depth 4″ (10cm)


Circa 1840