A large highly decorative 18th century Continental life size carved oak figure of possibly the Greek God of Medicine, Asclepius - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:
This figure consists of a life size oak carved figure (possibly originally polychromed), his long curly hair resting on his shoulders, his left arm raised with a serpent or snake entwined around his right hand. He is dressed in a chiton (or tunic) and himation or chlamys (cloak) supported on circular carved base on moulded square plinth.
This figure is in excellent condition for age, is of stable construction and can go straight into a home and would make a superb statement piece !
Height: 70'' / 178cm
Width: 20.5'' / 52cm
Depth: 20.5'' / 52cm