• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 759

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BACCHUS

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, NORTH ITALIAN, LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BACCHUS
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, NORTH ITALIAN, LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing in contrapposto and resting his right arm on a tree-stump; on an integrally cast circular plinth; dark brown patina with lighter high points; wear to the gilding; very minor casting flaws
    8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high


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