10 June 2004
A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE APOLLO BELVEDERE
ITALIAN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
Depicted standing astride with his left arm outstretched and right arm to the side; on a later ebonised rectangular spreading wood socle.
Dark brown patina with reddish brown high points; minor losses and shrinkage cracks to base.
14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high
17¼ in. (43.9 cm.) high, overall
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