A pair of beautiful, heavy bronze, tapering pilasters of female warriors with dragon crested helmets, ornate breast plates, and draped robes terminating in clawed feet. They are most probably depictions of Athene the Greek Goddess of warfare but also of wisdom, courage, justice, strength and the arts, and are possibly by the French sculptor Provin Serres(1840 - ).
French, circa 1860.
Listed Price: £3,600 ( + vat in EU zone )
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