20th century Italian carved alabaster box
Early 20th century Italian carved alabaster box.The lid is surmounted by a lying elegant and beutiful Weimaraner Hound dog. The hound rests, alert and watchful on an oval plinth, which elevates this sculpture from a simple , realistic depiction of a dog, to something much more symbolic and important. Tuscany, good condition.
height: 11,5 cm
width: 16.2 cm
depth: 9.8 cm
An embossed copper panel depicting an hunting scene, an hunting Setter dog on point, in a landscape with cane thicket vegetation near a golden pond. This rectangular panel is a cast repousse, embossed copper rectangular plaque coming from the private house of a Milanese hunter, it is in excellent condition, with a dark patina, within a later, modern giltwood frame. Closed up pictures show some minor gilding losses, we could restore on request. Perfect gift for an hunter or setter dogs lovers. Of French origin, this copper relief dates back to the first half of 20th century.