Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Bronze Statue of Venus or Aphrodite of Capua signed Pietro Masulli. A very fine patinated statue after its prototype the Antique statue of  “Venus or Aphrodite of Capua” by master sculptor Pietro Masulli who worked in Naples, during the Grand Tour 19th century Period. The goddess Venus or Aphrodite is represented semi-naked. Raised arms indicate that they probably held a shield, perhaps of Mars, used by the goddess to  mirror herself. Bronze – Lost-wax casting technique 49.5 cm high  …

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Africa and America Statuette cherubs and a turtle

Africa and America Statuette cherubs and a turtle

Africa and America Gilded Bronze Statuette cherubs and a turtle 18th or 19th-century Gilded Bronze possibly French width 33 cm hight 31 cm depth 13 cm Africa and America two (putti) cherubs, American Indian Iroquois sitting on a turtle, in reference to the Great Turtle that carries the Earth in Iroquois mythology.

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