Poseidon Bronze Greek Sea Sculpture Art Deco Marble Cast Figurine. This product description is originally written in English. Please find below an automatic translation into French. If you have any questions, please contact us.
This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze dimensions with marble base: Height 19" x Width 8". Marble dimensions: Diameter 7.5.
Presenting an extraordinary bronze sculpture representing Poseidon, the revered Greek god of the sea known as the "Earth-Shaker" in Greek mythology. Sculpted in the distinctive style of Hellenistic art, this statue captures the essence of Poseidon's power and majesty.
The sculpture depicts Poseidon emerging from the waves of the Mediterranean, one foot stepping forward as if commanding the seas. In his hands, he holds a colossal fish from the abundant depths of his underwater kingdom. This imagery symbolizes Poseidon's dominion over the sea and his ability to create new islands while offering calm waters. Poseidon possesses both a benevolent and wrathful nature. In his benign aspect, he is revered as a creator of islands and a bringer of tranquility to the sea.
However, when offended or ignored, he wields his trident to strike the ground, causing tumultuous springs, earthquakes, drownings, and shipwrecks. Sailors prayed to Poseidon for a safe journey, acknowledging his influence and seeking his favor.This bronze sculpture bears witness to the artistry and craftsmanship of its creator. Handcrafted using the ancient lost-wax casting technique, it exemplifies the archaic method in its construction. A brown patina finish has been meticulously applied to enhance its visual appeal and ensure its preservation for future generations. Mounted on a bronze base, this sculpture attests to its quality and authenticity, bearing the seal of European Bronze Finery and the artist's signature P.
Discover the impressive presence of Poseidon in your collection with this remarkable bronze sculpture. Its profound portrayal of the sea god and its meticulous craftsmanship make it a captivating work of art.
Whether as a centerpiece or as a complement to an organized collection, this sculpture embodies the enduring power and significance of Greek mythology and will be cherished for its beauty and symbolic meaning. Atlantis POSEIDON Neptune Sea Greek God Marine Ocean Art Bronze Marble Statue XN-2046. Paste the link into a browser window. Whether as a centerpiece or as a complement to an organized collection, this sculpture embodies the power.