Capital carved in the stone supporting balcony - Calcarinite stone - late 19th / early 20th century

Description
Capital carved in the stone supporting balcony - Calcarinite stone - late 19th / early 20th century
Italy

Ancient lucky charm capital, hand-carved in limestone stone. These kinds of capitals were frequent in Southern Italy old houses (end of 19th century/early 20th century) to keep troubles at bay. Each religious family had one of them, created at their own choice. They were usually put facing the chimney, under a balcony or on a stone capital. Dimensions: height 31cm; width 18 cm; length 21 cm; weight 19 Kg. Worldwide shipping with secure packaging and tracking.

Lot details
Object
Capital carved in the stone supporting balcony
Material
Calcarinite stone
Estimated Period
late 19th / early 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
31×18×21 cm
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