Sculpture in ivory representing Thomas Aquinas on its base in ivory and ebony, dating from the late eighteenth century.
A deep intimacy emanates from this sculpture inviting to contemplation and meditation.
A great quality of the sculpture especially in the folds of the garment as well as the detail of the head make it a work of great beauty.
In very good condition (missing a hand).
Dimensions : h.23 cm x w.9,5 cm x d.8 cm.
Thomas Aquinas, born in 1225 or 1126 in the castle of Roccasecca near Aquino, in the peninsular part of the Kingdom of Sicily, died on March 7, 1274 in the abbey of Fossanova near Priverno, was a religious of the Dominican order, famous for his theological and philosophical work.