Majestic Mask - Face of Neptune - 85 x 93 cm - White marble

Description
Majestic Mask - Face of Neptune - 85 x 93 cm - White marble
Italy, Venice

Majestic white marble mask, it comes from a Venetian villa, maybe from 18th century.
Made with a peculiar marble rich in sulfur which, while carved, causes sparks: this is the reason why in old times it was called devil’s marble.
The work depicts the face of the god Neptune, with two dolphins below. A one of a kind sculpture, of great value and exclusive.
Carved with maniacal care and precision of details, it can also be used as a fountain mouth.
The marble veining is spectacular and very hard to find nowadays; has a beautiful patina.
High-quality, one-of-a-kind lot.
In excellent overall condition and intact.
It will be delivered in a wooden crate with proper packaging.
Affordable, safe and tracked shipping worldwide.

Dimensions:
- length 93 cm,
- width 85 cm,
- depth 13 cm.
Weight 100/150 kg.

Lot details
Object
Majestic Mask - Face of Neptune - 85 x 93 cm
Material
White marble
Country of Origin
Italy, Venice
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
13×85×93 cm
Weight
150 kg
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