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Stunning, Large and Hand Carved Renaissance Revival Court Jester Sculpture
Marvellous antique French jester sculpture. This large and amazing sculpture of a sitting court jester in the Renaissance Style truly is a rare find. The incredible details in the clothes, his facial features and his perfect body posture tell us that this can only be the work of a master carver. The large size makes this work of art extra rare and impressive, but what makes this jester really stand out from anything you ever saw, is the sinister look on his face. Although often referred to as 'fools', court jesters, just like modern day entertainers, often were exactly the opposite. Their higher than average intelligence and their storytelling, musical and acrobatic skills actually made them highly appreciated and all round entertainers that became members of the household of a nobleman or monarch. It is our belief that this majestic jester is in the middle of telling a gripping story, keeping his audience captivated not only with his story and voice, but also with the sinister expression on his face. Possibly ending his story with a smart joke that will have his audience burst into laughter. The patina on this top quality carved and meaningful sculpture makes it even more attractive. In our images he is holding candles and with those lit in the evenings this jester will look awesome, no matter where you decide to put him on display. We can also provide electrical candles or small lanterns that will be professionally wired for safe and immediate usage the world over. Our price for this one of a kind sculpture and rare work of art includes perfect packing and also worldwide delivery from our store to your door within 4 workdays. Maximum height x width x depth: 49.75 x 21.5 x 15 inches. We have a passion for the unique, for quality, for stylish and meaningful AND for craftsmanship of years gone by. Your purchases will be extremely well packaged and we look forward to serving you (again). You can shop all our 1000+ listings by pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'.
- Of the PeriodRenaissance Revival
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1880-1890
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsPlease also read our item description.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 49.5 in. x W 21.5 in. x D 15 in.H 125.73 cm x W 54.61 cm x D 38.1 cm
- Seller LocationLisse, NL
- Seller Reference Numberhw190219/fg
- Reference NumberLU2341313731371
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Located in Lisse, NL
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