ANTIQUE 20thC RARE ITALIAN SOLID SILVER STATUE OF PRAXITELES SATYR c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE ITALIAN SOLID SILVER STATUE OF PRAXITELES SATYR c.1900

3,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2475

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Description

Antique 20th Century Italian Cast Solid Silver figural statue, beautifully modelled as the famous statue representing a naked youth Satyr in repose, a Roman marble (dating to the Hadrianic period, 117-138 A.D.) now in the Capitoline Museums in Rome which is the most famous copy of a statue by the great ancient Greek artist Praxiteles (please follow this link for more information). The large sized figure features exceptional gauge and quality. Both the base (filled) and the body are Hallmarked "800" for 800 silver standard, the figure is typically Italian and it dates to about 1900-10.

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage.

Total Size

Height:   34cm

Width:   12.5 x 11.5cm

Weight:   2346g