A pair of Renaissance style patinated bronze and rouge griotte figures: Venus and Vulcan
Vulcan probably after a model by Tiziano Aspetti (1561-1606)
first half 20th century
Each standing contraposto, Venus with one foot resting on a dolphin, Vulcan holding a hammer in both hands, raised on cylindrical pedestals.
greatest height of bronze 16 3/4in; height of pedestal 6 1/2in