Very unusual and beautiful Camee with the depiction of an Italian saint, S. Antonio da Padova, with the Child Jesus Christ in his hands
Both depicted with aureola.
In the distance you see a Basilica, after Roman tradition in early Christianity.
Expertly carved out of the shell, most likely during the 19th century
In the early 20th century it was converted into a table lamp, which conjures up a warm red tint through the shell.
With base of mahogany.
In beautiful condition.
The dimensions are approx. 18 x height 12 cm length x 10 cm width
Weight: 723 grams
The item can be picked up in Aarschot, in consultation.
The object will be carefully packaged and shipped with Track & Trace.
- Antique Cameo Lamp with Saint and Baby Jesus
- Copper, seashell, Wood
- Estimated Period
- Early 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 18×12×10 cm
- 723 g