Decorative Items | Neo Classical | Sculpture and Carving | Stock No: 16269

Large Alabaster Ariadne and the Panther

Stock No.16269

A fine alabaster figure of Ariadne and the Panther, after the marble sculpture by Johann Heinrich Dannecker, which was one of the most renowned works of sculpture of the nineteenth-century, drawing huge crowds to view it in Frankfurt, in the "Ariadneum" built solely for its display.
It depicts the Cretan princess Ariadne, wife of the god of wine Dionysus (identified by her crown of vine leaves), seated on a panther in a relaxed pose. The panther was a creature associated with the god of wine.

English, c.1860.

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Listed Price: £2,600 (+VAT where applicable)

Width Height Depth
External 10 58"
27 cms
11 1316"
30 cms
3 78"
10 cms

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