Pre-Romanesque capital. Ref.166
Pre-Romanesque capital. Carolingian Empire
Capital with large smooth stylized and cubic leaves. Abacus with a macaroon and horizontal stripes. Style of the late Merovigian period and early Carolingian period. Comes from a property on the site of the former abbey of Saint-Basle de Verzy (7th century). In 991, Hugues Capet convened the Council of Saint-Basle de Verzy at the abbey of Verzy to judge Arnoul, son of Lothaire.
Very rare for this period. Related works: Carolingian capitals frop the crypt of the Saint-Pierre abbey of Flavigny-sur-Ozerai or from the church of Germigny-des-Prés.
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Origin: Verzy, Champagne, France
Size: Height 27cm
Period: 7th century
Condition: Visible accidents
Price: 3 900€