ZEUS OR POSEIDON BUST BASED UPON THE ARTEMISIAN BRONZE STATUE
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Pure Bronze,Bust of Zeus or Poseidon, based upon the Artemisium Bronze Sculpture, securely mounted on Marble baseI am an established supplier of quality, pure bronze, statues & figurines, offering many of the standard bronzes sold within the UK, together with some of the rarer bronzes. This extremely high quality bronze, produced by the hot cast, lost wax technique is securely mounted on a solid marble base
Dimensional DataThe statue, overall, is 495 mm high, around 260 mm wide & weighs 13,7 kgs The solid rectangular marble base is 203 mm wide x 138 mm deep x 85 mm thick
GeneralA substantial bronze piece, with great detail, adding distinction as either a centrepiece, or main attraction to any dwelling. Many statues of Zeus & Poseidon have been created over the years, but probably the most famous statue is the Artemisium bronze. This bust is a reproduction of the head of the Artemisium Bronze. The legendary Artemisium full bodied hollow bronze, of either Zeus or Poseidon, was found in 1926, off the cape of Artemisium, Greece, in a sunken ship. Some experts believe he throws a trident, & some believe he casts a thunderbolt. Eitherway, it is a legendary example of an early bronze statue. All my bronzes are of pure metals, & not resin based products.
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