Colonnette. First Gothic art.
Rare and beautiful column with carved mythical creatures in a floral backdrop mixed with geometric patterns. This beautiful column undoubtedly comes from a Gothic portal. The romanesque influence is still very noticeable.
Bibliography : Naissance de la sculpture gothique - Catalogue de l'exposition au musée de Cluny - Saint Denis, Paris, Chartres
Origin: France, Burgundy or south of France
Size: Height 76cm, 116 cm with stand
Period: second half of the 12th century
Condition: Mounted. Erosion