PLATO Greek Philosopher Cast Alabaster Statue Sculpture Athens Academy 6.7 inches

PLATO Greek Philosopher Cast Alabaster Statue Sculpture Athens Academy 6.7 inches

*MADE IN GREECE - HANDMADE VERY DETAILED*


Our creations are products of top quality and high aesthetics, handmade by skilled and specially trained artisans.

 

Dimensions (approximately)

Height :  17 cm     ( 6.69 in)

Width:    07 cm     ( 2.76 in)

Depth:    09 cm     ( 3.54 in)

 

Weight:  610 gr    (1.34 lb)


Material & Manufacture process: Cast Alabaster

All our alabaster statues have 90% Greek Alabaster (Natural Mineral) in them. Of course the alabaster powder needs to stick together and 10% of the sculpture is a glue or resin compound that when set creates a finely detailed sculpture that is then hand finished to perfection. The alabaster powder and resin are mixed and placed into a mould of the original sculpture. Because the powder is so fine the smallest details can be reproduced using this method. It looks and feels like hand carved marble. This strong material is water and weather resistant, doesn't have bubbles, will not crack, and can be washed with most cleaning agents

Please note: It is not a carved statue.


Please do not confuse it with calcite alabaster variety which is also known as onyx-marble, Egyptian alabaster, or Oriental alabaster.  


This article is based on the statue of Plato exhibited in front of National Academy building in Athens by the Italian sculptor Piccarelli (from 19. cent.)

 

Plato ( 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the very foundations of Western philosophy and science.

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Material Cast Alabaster

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