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Anthropomorphic capital - end XII th - early XIII th century
Black volcanic stone
 




 

 

   Carved in a beautiful black volcanic stone, this capital is decorated with a beautiful face of a man or woman, stylized with vigor and humor, recalling the faces of the Romanesque-Gothic transition.

   To the rear of the head, a round basket with leaves ending in a ball shape confirms the function of the piece as a capital, probably from a cloister.

   Visible lacks. Parts of the base glued.

   Material : Black stone
   Origin : South of France
   Provenance : Public auction sale
   Date : 1170-1230
   Dimensions : Height : 18,5 cm - L.: 23,5 cm - l. : 10,5 cm

        Ref. : md-236  

   Price : SOLD - to be informed by e-mail when a similar item becomes available.

 


 
 
        

        

 
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