Pair of Neo-Classical Carara Marble Sculptures of Ceres & Venus
Italy | c. 1870
Both portrayed as standing against a tree trunk and loosely draped from the waist down. Ceres is holding small sheaves of wheat. Each stands on an integrally carved circular base.
Provenance: Country House, Chepstow.
Ceres: Height 38 ¼” (97.5.cm)
Venus: Height 35 ½” (90.5cm)