A vintage and heavy metal statue of an ancient man seated and in thought. The figure is dressed as ancient Greek or Roman figure and is painted an off-white. The paint has chipped and worn in various places giving this a more “ancient” look. He has short hair, a laurel garland on his head, has a small beard, and wears what appears to be a soldier's clothing. His one fist is clenched on his knee, while the other hand hangs down his side. He is seated on a box that has a decorative wreath on it on the front. His cape flows over his shoulder on one side and falls to the ground on the other side.
The statue with a rectangular base is metal. On the underside, there are holes in three places where it would seem this piece was attached to a base at one time. (There is a hole in the gentleman’s foot and two others on the bottom section.)
The statue is 7 1/2” tall and the base is 6 1/2" wide and 3" deep. It weighs about 2 1/4 lbs. before packaging for shipment - a little hefty for its size.
The statue is in nice vintage condition with no chips or cracks. Lots of chipping to the off-white paint commensurate with vintage age. See photos for detail.
Wonderful for a shabby chic decor item or it could be repainted. Certainly a classic home decor accent to a living room, study or library!
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