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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    A MINTON PARIAN FIGURE 'PROMETHEUS'

    SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MINTON PARIAN FIGURE 'PROMETHEUS'
    SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    Modelled loosely draped and leaning against a tree-stump, clutching flames
    17 in. (43.2 cm.) high


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    In Greek mythology Prometheus is a Titan known for his wily intelligence, and supposedly involved with the creation of man. When Zeus hid fire from humans Prometheus stole it back.

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