A well cast statue of a classical male figure, probably the Greek lawgiver Draco - Bronze, Marble - 1875-1899

Description
A well cast statue of a classical male figure, probably the Greek lawgiver Draco - Bronze, Marble - 1875-1899
France

Very fine, distinctly detailed bronze sculpture depicting a seated man with a book in his hand. In his book you can read the text: "Lois d' Athenes". The sculpture stands on a beautifully shaped marble base with bronze decorative edge.
Presumably it depicts the Greek legislator Draco. Awarded by the nobility with extraordinary powers, he presumably codified Athenian criminal law around 624 BC.
The sculpture is beautifully decorated; look at the man’s hair, his facial expression and the detailed clothing and seat

The sculpture is in very good condition and has a beautiful, warm patina. The photos give a good impression of this beautiful sculpture.

The lot will be sent in a custom made wooden box in accordance with ISPM No. 15519741/742.
Shipping to (including box): the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Luxemburg, United Kingdom and Austria: 95 Euro.
Shipping to (including box) : Italy, Sweden, Ireland, Poland, Portugal and Spain: 110 euros
Other countries: Shipping possible by arrangement only.

Lot details
Object
A well cast statue of a classical male figure, probably the Greek lawgiver Draco
Material
Bronze, Marble
Estimated Period
1875-1899
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
37×38.3×17 cm
Weight
13 kg
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