Magnificent fountain mouth in ancient red marble depicting the face of a mighty lion with a great mane.
Period: 1800s, coming from the city of Mantua, was in the large garden of a villa, pouring water in an impressive fountain used for clothes washing.
Exceptional for its size, quality of the workmanship and the impeccable state of preservation.
Worth noting the care and precision of the details, the attention to the anatomy of the lion is also relevant.
Large size, proportionate and of heavy weight.
Very suitable as a fountain mouth or as a wall decoration.
Exclusive item, one of a kind.
This marble is impossible to find nowadays, has a beautiful grain and bright and vibrant colours.
In very good overall condition, intact.
It will be delivered in a wooden crate with appropriate packaging.
Affordable, safe and tracked shipping worldwide.
Given its size, the shipping method will be agreed privately after the end of the auction. It will be at the expense of the buyer and will not be too expensive.
The item is also available for pickup at our warehouse.
- Width 66 cm
- Length 58 cm
- Max. depth 36 cm
Weight 80 Kg.
- Grandiose Fountain Spout - 66 cm x 58 cm
- Antique Red Marble
- Estimated Period
- 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Italy, Mantua
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 36×66×58 cm
- 80 kg