Venetian Medallion - Lion of San Marco - Diameter 50 cm - Marble of Istria - 20th century

Description
Venetian Medallion - Lion of San Marco - Diameter 50 cm - Marble of Istria - 20th century
Italy, Venice

Wonderful bas-relief depicting the Lion of Saint Mark in fine Istrian marble.
From a private collection in Venice.
The work depicts a rampant winged lion with nimbus, facing forward, holding a cross in a paw and a palm branch in the other. The Latin inscription ‘Fides et Victoria’ completes the work.
Beautiful and unique for its shape, perfect for hanging up on the wall.
Work of excellent craftsmanship and quality.
The marble has a really fine patina, as well as its grain, with an extraordinary shine.
A rare lot, never seen before, very exclusive.
The details and anatomy of the lion are very accurate.
Perfect for hanging up on the wall, suitable both indoors and outdoors.
Well-proportioned, medium-sized item, not too heavy.
In excellent overall condition and intact.
It will be delivered in a wooden crate with proper packaging.
Affordable, safe and tracked shipping worldwide.
The item can also be collected in person at our warehouse.

Dimensions:
- Diameter 50 cm
- Thickness 5 cm
Weight: 26 kg.

Lot details
Object
Venetian Medallion - Lion of San Marco - Diameter 50 cm
Material
Marble of Istria
Estimated Period
20th century
Country of Origin
Italy, Venice
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
5×50×50 cm
Weight
26 kg
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