• Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyl auction at Christies

    Sale 5466

    Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyll

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    A FRENCH PAINTED PLASTER BUST OF ESCULAPE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A FRENCH PAINTED PLASTER BUST OF ESCULAPE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Inscribed 'ESCULAPE' and 'MANEGLIER SCUP/HEBERT PRES MOULEURS EDITEURS/PARIS'
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high


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    Esculape or Aesculapius is the god of medicine and healing in Ancient Greek religion. The rod of Aesculapius, a snake entwined staff remains a symbol of medicine today.

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