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Bronze Grand Tour Style Figure Of The Discus Thrower Discobolus Of Myron

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Sold by: Tim Saltwell Antiques

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Discobolus of Myron
A 19th century, Continental, 'Grand Tour' bronze model of the discus thrower. Depicted arm outstretched in the process of throwing the discus, standing by a stump. Dark brown patination.
The original Greek bronze is lost but the work is known through numerous Roman copies, both full-scale ones in marble, (marble was cheaper than bronze), such as the first to be recovered, the Palombara Discobolus, and smaller scaled versions in bronze.
Height 10” (25.5cm)
Width 6 1/4” (15.8cm)
Depth 4 1/8” (10.5cm)
Circa 1870
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Internal Ref: 4338


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Height = 25.5 cm (10.0")
Width = 15.8 cm (6.2")
Depth = 10.5 cm (4.1")

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Tim Saltwell Antiques
West Sussex
United Kingdom

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