10. January 2016 16:09
Bronze figurines of Diana, Greek Goddess of Love.
Just before Christmas 2015 my antique friend brought in another bronze figurine of Diana by a well known French sculptor. This one had lost her bow, as had the first one.
For those who are not familiar with the piece, Diana is standing on one leg on a rock, shooting a bow up into the sky. The bow actually has no strings and is made in two parts which screw onto threads either side of her left hand.
The bow although stylised is basically tapered from thick in the centre and thin at the ends. It is also slightly triangular in section.
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