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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 136

    A BRONZED PLASTER STATUE OF THE CHARIOTEER OF DELPHI

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZED PLASTER STATUE OF THE CHARIOTEER OF DELPHI
    19TH CENTURY
    On a painted plaster plinth
    80 in. (203 cm.) high


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    The Charioteer of Delphi, also known as Heniokhos, is one of the best-known statues surviving from Ancient Greece, and is considered one of the finest examples of ancient bronze statues. The life-size statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. It is now in the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

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