Venetian Patera, the Lion - Marble of Istria - 20th century

Description
Venetian Patera, the Lion - Marble of Istria - 20th century
Italy, Venice

Pàtera in Istrian marble, hand carved and sculpted, from Venice. It was a decoration in a very glamorous hotel in Venice
The Pàtera is an ornamental bas-relief of circular shape, typical of the Venetian lagoon, they were also used to furnish places of worship.
This one depicts a lion, a symbol of strength inspired by Greek culture. There are very few of these left, since many were either stolen or destroyed.
High quality and workmanship, remarkable marble manufacture. Perfect when hung on the wall. Limited in size and well proportioned.
In very good condition and intact.
It will be shipped with a proper packaging.
Affordable, safe and tracked shipping worldwide.
Pick up on site is also available.

Measurements: Diameter 35 cm, edge depth 3.5 cm, max. depth 5.5 cm, weight 11 kg.

Lot details
Object
Venetian Patera, the Lion
Material
Marble of Istria
Estimated Period
20th century
Country of Origin
Italy, Venice
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
5×35×35 cm
Weight
11 kg
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