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Brucanio of arite 18th century

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  • Title: Brucanio of arite 18th century
  • Date/Period: 18th century
  • Materials: Marble
  • Dimension: inches, 15.75x15.75x5.65 inches
  • Description:Ancient sculpture, architectural element in marble representing a ram's hole.The so-called "bucranio" is a recurring decoration in classical architecture and originates from the ancient tradition of hanging skulls of sacrificed animals (precisely oxen) around the temple.From the Renaissance onwards, however, especially starting from Michelangelo, the ram bucranium was preferred to the more "pagan" ox bucranium because Christ was conceived under the sign of the ram.in excellent condition considering the age, intact.From Italy private collection.18th centuryMeasurements:inches, 15.75x15.75x5.65 inches

    Reserve: $3,000.00

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  • Condition
    Very good condition
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    Brucanio of arite 18th century

    Estimate $3,500 - $4,000May 20, 2020
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