An Italian White Marble Figure of an Amazon
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, the chiton draped to reveal one breast, supported by a tree trunk further upon which her shield and axe rest, her helmet resting by one foot, unsigned.
45 5/8 in.
Acquired by the collector from the Pillsbury Estate
This is a copy of the Greek original attributed to Phidias that was discovered in 1770 and is currently housed in the Pio-Clementine Museum at the Vatican.
Missing tips of five fingers on raised hand; three repaired breaks to raised arm; crack to base; chipping to toes and edges of base; repaired break to one ankle; minor scattered chips.
$2,000 - 4,000