Lot 1483
Parian Sculpture, Ariadne and the Panther
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1870, a porcelain figural sculpture depicting a Classical nude woman reclining atop of a panther, the panther sports a leash suggesting the tamed nature of the beast, unmarked. It is modeled after the work of Johann Heinrich Von Dannecker.

11 1/2 x 9 x 4 1/2 in.

The Collection of the late Mr. William Hulbert, Chesapeake, Virginia

Several casting flaws in the form of pin-holes; rear of the panther's front leg show possible fill; be rim chip.