An Italian 19th Century Ormolu Sculpture Signed Vanetti.
Item # 9402
Category: Objets D'art
A spectacular and extremely finely chased Italian 19th Century ormolu sculpture signed Vanetti. The statue is raised on stepped oval Verde Antico marble base. Above is a Roman gladiator in classic dress leaning back on a chariot, with his cape billowing in the wind, holding his horses' reins. In front of the chariot are three extremely expressive horses with their front legs raised. Extremely well executed with all original gilt.