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Daniel in the lions' den - Malines Alabaster Early 17th century

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Daniel in the lions' den - Malines Alabaster Early 17th century

A beautiful alabaster plaque carved in low relief with heightened gold in its original oak frame, decorated "a pastiglia" with rich interlacing foliage and floral cabochons. Represented is a scene from the Old Testament where Daniel was thrown into a pit where there were seven hungry lions, for killing the dragon venerated by the Babylonians, under the reign of Cyrus the Younger. This representation is exceedingly rare. Malines / Mechelen. Early 17th century. Without monogram. In good condition with minor losses to the pastiglia of the frame and some stable cracks and slight wear to the alabaster [...]

Period : 17th century

Antique dealer : Kim J. Nazzi

Kim J. Nazzi

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Religious Antiques