#111-12 - Bust of Adonis

Bust of Adonis
Bust of Adonis
Bust of Adonis

Bust of Adonis

Adonis, like Narcissus, was a beautiful youth in Greek mythology. He was loved by both Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, and Persephone, goddess of the underworld. One day, while hunting, Adonis was killed by a wild boar. In answer to Aphrodite's pleas, Zeus allowed him to spend half the year with her and the other half in the underworld.

Handmade in Devon, England using locally sourced stone.

 

Age: 21st Century

Dimensions: 650mm H x 640mm W x 240mm D // 28kg

Price: NZ$875

Status: Available

If you are interested in this piece or would like more details please call us on +64 9 529 1660 or email quoting #111-12.

Bust of Adonis

Bust of Adonis

John Stephens & Co Ltd
Antiques Dealer & Importer - Est. 1988 -
15 Shore Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 9 529 1660   Email: info@js.co.nz   Website: www.js.co.nz
Bust of Adonis
Bust of Adonis

Adonis, like Narcissus, was a beautiful youth in Greek mythology. He was loved by both Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, and Persephone, goddess of the underworld. One day, while hunting, Adonis was killed by a wild boar. In answer to Aphrodite's pleas, Zeus allowed him to spend half the year with her and the other half in the underworld.

Handmade in Devon, England using locally sourced stone.

 

Age: 21st Century
Dimensions: 650mm H x 640mm W x 240mm D // 28kg
Price: NZ$875
Stock Ref: #111-12