An early Christian marble dove, 5th - 8th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots
DescriptionSitting 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?