Lot 6787

An early Christian marble dove, 5th - 8th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots

Description

Sitting marble dove with flat underside. Both wings stand out slightly from the body, giving the figure more plasticity and volume. The structure of the plumage engraved and slightly worked out in relief. Traces of use. Bumped above the right eye and at the end of the tail. Length 9 cm. Impressive small early Christian sculpture.

Provenance: From the estate of a collector from Southwest Germany.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).