Antique French 19th century Bronze Patinated Bust of Menelaus (Ajax)

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Antique French 19th century Bronze Patinated Bust of Menelaus (Ajax)

A late 19th century, French, bronze bust of Menelaus (Ajax). Of large size, the classical bust after the antique, head turned to dexter with helmet depicting men at war, standing on a cast socle with traces of original gilding. The underside impressed ‘BB P’, and with ink numbering 1387. Possibly cast by Bardedienne.

Height 16 1/2″ (42cm)

Width 9″ (23cm)

Depth 6 1/2″ (16.5cm)

Circa 1880

French