Magnificent and very rare Venetian fragment in rubbio marble, depicting 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.
This illustration was present on coins in circulation and used in Venice around the 17th century. The work is of high and important historical and artistic value. Origin: Venice, private collection.
Medium-sized, proportioned and of appropriate weight.
Perfect if hung up on a wall or placed on top of a tripod.
Wonderful marble grain, it has a very nice patina.
Note the care and precision of the anatomy of the animal.
Exclusive, one-of-a-kind item.
In very good overall condition, intact.
It will be shipped with proper packaging, in a wooden crate.
Affordable, safe and tracked international shipping.
The item can also be collected in person at our warehouse.
43 x 43 cm
thickness 5 cm.
Weight 22 kg.
- Venetian Fragment - Emblem of a Venetian Coin - 43 x 43 cm
- Rubbio marble
- Estimated Period
- Late 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Italy, Venice
- Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
- 5×43×43 cm
- 22 kg