Neoclassical Gilt Iron Sculpture of Athena
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Very fine neoclassical gilt cast iron sculpture of Athena, similar to an example outside Vienna's Palace of Justice, but most unusually cast in very finely detailed cast iron, then copper plated and finally gilded. The surface pitted from use outdoors.
- circa 1870
- Gilt cast iron
Good. gilding worn, surface pitting, gilding losses, articles in hands lacking.
Height 33 inches
Width 11 inches
Depth 8 inches