Antique Grand tour bronze of Charioteer on rouge marble base.
A fine Italian Grand Tour two horse racing chariot driven at full pelt by the charioteer. The two horses with full rig and yokes over their backs. Between them a profusely decorated shaft terminating in a ram's head. The two wheeled chariot highly decorated in high relief both front and back with even the spokes of the wheels decorated. The charioteer dressed in a short smock with a leather helmet. Terrific detail and very well executed and in lovely condition. Set upon a shaped rouge marble base. Italian circa 1880. 10.5 inches long by 6.5 inches deep by 8 inches high ( 26.25 cms by 16.5 cms by 20 cms).