Atlantis POSEIDON Neptune Sea Greek God Marine Ocean Art Bronze Marble Statue

$649.00
SKU: XN-2046
Description
Total Dimensions: Height 19'' x Width 8''
Approximate Weight: 16 LBS
Original Reproduction: Reproduction
This is a bronze sculpture of Poseidon the Greek god of the sea and the "Earth-Shaker," producer of earthquakes in Greek mythology, sculpted in the typical Hellenistic art approach. He can be envisioned stepping out of the waves of the Mediterranean holding a huge fish from the bounty of his underwater kingdom. In his benign aspect, Poseidon was seen as creating new islands and offering calm seas. When offended or ignored, he supposedly struck the ground with his trident and caused chaotic springs, earthquakes, drownings and shipwrecks. Sailors prayed to Poseidon for a safe voyage. The handmade bronze sculpture was molded using the archaic method of lost-wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish for preservation. It is mounted upon a bronze base with the European Bronze Finery stamp of quality and the artist P. Phidias's signature.
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