Plaque - Gothic - Bone - 15th century

Description
Plaque - Gothic - Bone - 15th century
Italy

A bone plaque from an Embriachi casket depicting an unusual and extremely rare erotic scene of a couple , male and female , whereby the women makes suggestive gestures underneath the man’s cloak, while he is touching her belly , another symbol of late medieval eroticism. No further explanation needed ;-)

Venice . 15th century.

Lot details
Object
Plaque
Material
Bone
Style
Gothic
Estimated Period
15th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
6.5×3.4×0 cm
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