Roman divinity bust sculpture "The God Mars" - alabaster composite

Description
Roman divinity bust sculpture "The God Mars" - alabaster composite
Italy - Early 20th century

Extraordinary sculpture in composite alabaster of the early 20th century depicting the bust of the God Mars, screwed on black circular pedestal in wood.
Mars was a Roman deity of the 1st century BC, and was the God of war, according to the most archaic Roman mythology he was also the God of thunder, rain and fertility.
Both Etruscan and purely Roman, mythical father of the first king of Rome Romulus, he was the warrior God par excellence.
Item of the finest Italian sculptural craftsmanship.


Overall size of the bust: Height 47 cm Width 20 cm.
Base diameter cm 17.5
Overall weight: 3.806 kg.

Lot details
Object
Roman divinity bust sculpture "The God Mars"
Material
alabaster composite
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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