Peculiar tile in Istrian marble engraved with a particular Venetian proverb in Venetian dialect. They used to be hung in various areas of the city’s districts. Venetian private collection.
In particular, this proverb invites us to meditate on the fact that time is never enough and we must hurry, translated into English it would sound like ‘The sun eats the hours’.
An exclusive and rare piece, with a nice frame all around the plate.
Beautiful if hung on to a wall, like a painting.
Medium-sized, well-proportioned and not too heavy.
Fine grain and patina of the marble.
It is in excellent overall condition, intact.
It will be shipped with appropriate packaging.
Affordable, safe and tracked shipping worldwide.
The item is also available for pickup at our warehouse.
- width 53 cm,
- length 40 cm,
- thickness 4 cm.
Weight: 20 kg.
- Tile with Venetian Proverb - "El Soe Magna e Ore"
- Marble of Istria
- Estimated Period
- 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Italy, Venice
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 4×53×40 cm
- 20 kg