18th Century Italian Carved Stone Gargoyle in Romanesque Style For Sale
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18th Century Italian Carved Stone Gargoyle in Romanesque Style

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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.

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  • 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

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