18th Century Italian Carved Stone Gargoyle in Romanesque Style For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 11 images

18th Century Italian Carved Stone Gargoyle in Romanesque Style

About

Unique and extremely rare carved stone feathered gargoyle in Romanesque style. Great expression and traces of old paint. This gargoyle, a word derived from the French 15th century word 'Gargouille' (throat), is a hybrid, possibly a griffin or a harpie. Being both intentionally grotesque, to ward of evil spirits, and practical, as a gutter to throw water clear of Church/Cathedral walls. Italy 18th century. Weathered, losses and small repairs. More pictures are available on request. For this piece white glove transport can be arranged by 1st Dibs.

Details

  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
    Fair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 9.5 in. x W 22.75 in. x D 10 in.H 24.13 cm x W 57.79 cm x D 25.4 cm
  • Seller Location
    Amsterdam, NL
  • Seller Reference Number
    170214
  • Reference Number
    LU252538445303
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods

About the Seller

5 / 5
Vetted
Platinum Seller
1stdibs seller since 2017
Located in Amsterdam, NL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Large 18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Fragment
Large 18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Fra...
Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Mounted Objects
Wood
Beautiful large Baroque giltwood fragment, Italy, circa 1750 Weathered, small losses and old repair. Measurement here below is inclusive the wooden base.
Large 18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Ornaments
Large 18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Orn...
Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Mounted Objects
Wood
Unique and very beautiful three dimensional ornaments with traces of their original gilding. Richly decorated with grapes, wine leaves and grain Italy, circa 1750. Weathered, losses...
French Medieval Romanesque Limestone Capital
French Medieval Romanesque Limestone Capital
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Medieval Figurative Sculptures
Limestone
Rare and beautiful small medieval treasure. Hand carved Romanesque limestone capital, France, circa 1250-1400. Weathered, small losses.
18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Ornament or Vase
18th Century Italian Giltwood Baroque Ornament ...
Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Architectural Elements
Wood
Beautiful 18th century giltwood Rococo Baroque vase in a weathered but good condition.  
You May Also Like
Romanesque Column Stone Architectural Fragment
Romanesque Column Stone Architectural Fragment
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Spanish Medieval Architectural Elements
Sandstone
This Spanish grey sandstone column dates circa 12th-13th century. It most likely was an arch support in a cloister arcade. The peculiar shape has to been seen in the light of the cen...
18th Century Spanish Stone carved Coat of Arms
18th Century Spanish Stone carved Coat of Arms
Antique Mid-18th Century Spanish Baroque Architectural Elements
Stone
18th century Spanish stone carved coat of arms Spanish family emblem hand-carved in stone, from Castilla.   
18th Century Carved Giltwood Fragments
18th Century Carved Giltwood Fragments
Antique 18th Century Italian Abstract Sculptures
Giltwood
18th century carved giltwood fragments.
18th Century Hand-Carved Angel Architectural element
18th Century Hand-Carved Angel Architectural el...
Antique 18th Century French Architectural Elements
Wood
Antique 18th century hand-carved angel architectural element can be either on the wall or table display.
18th Century Carved Giltwood Floral Form Architectural Element
18th Century Carved Giltwood Floral Form Archit...
Antique Late 18th Century European Architectural Elements
Giltwood
Dramatic carved giltwood floral form architectural element, 18th century. Mounted for display on custom mount. Dimensions: 20 × 17 inches (not including stand).
Pair of 18th c. Louis XVI Italian Gilt Wood Urns
Pair of 18th c. Louis XVI Italian Gilt Wood Urns
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Louis XVI Architectural Elements
Wood
Pair of 18th c. Louis XVI Italian Gilt Wood Urns
Romanesque 'Labours of the Months' Capital, French, Limestone, circa 1150-1250
Romanesque 'Labours of the Months' Capital, Fre...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Medieval Figurative Sculptures
Limestone
Late Romanesque Limestone capital, French, circa 1150-1250. The tapered Capital carved in high relief to three sides with scenes from the ‘Labours Of The Months’. A seated monk wa...
20th Century Cast Stone Carved Life Size Bust of Caesar & Pedestal
20th Century Cast Stone Carved Life Size Bust o...
Mid-20th Century Classical Roman Busts
Cast Stone
Mid- 20th Century cast stone carved life size Bust of Julies Caesar & Pedestal. Executed with exceptional detail, the bust has an iron rod that holds in place to stabilized placement...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries