19th Century Italian Terracotta Statuette of Vulcan Forging a Dagger on an Anvil

A Greco Roman style Italian terracotta statuette from the 19th century depicting Vulcan, the god of fire. This exquisite 19th-century Italian terracotta statuette, crafted in the Greco-Roman style, depicts Vulcan, the god of fire. The statuette stands on a circular base measuring 9 inches in diameter, providing a sturdy foundation for this intricately detailed piece. Vulcan is portrayed with his right arm raised, holding a hammer, poised to strike a dagger placed on an anvil. The meticulous attention to detail is evident in his well-defined musculature and the textured thickness of his hair, showcasing the artisanal skill of its creator. The dynamic pose captures a moment of intense focus and strength, bringing the mythological figure to life. This statuette is perfect for adding a touch of classical elegance and historical significance to any room. Ideal for display on a mantel, bookshelf, or side table, it serves as a striking conversation piece that reflects a love for classical art and mythology. Whether placed in a study, living room, or office, this terracotta depiction of Vulcan will enhance your décor with its timeless beauty and intricate craftsmanship. Its blend of artistic detail and mythological significance makes it a cherished addition to any collection, infusing your home with the spirit of ancient legends and the beauty of 19th-century Italian artistry.
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 9"W (base) 26.25"H x 10.2"D
Inventory Number: ZZ108
Price: $1,995