A large bronze and marble inkstand of sleeping Ariadne

  • $1,375.00


Topped with a sculpture of the Sleeping Ariadne, based on the 200 BCE sculptures found both in the Prado Museum (Madrid) and Vatican Museums (Rome), the sculpture lifts to reveal a large compartment for pens. On either side is a cast bronze urns dripping in sculpted floral wreaths. These are all mounted on a large, thick white-veined black marble body with pen rests, atop four ormolu feet.

c. 1880

Dimensions: 5H x 13W x 6D inches.