Romanesque capital sculpted on all sides. Ref.164
Romanesque capital sculpted on all sides. Important Romanesque capital decorated with masks.
This rare capital of the first Romanesque art presents an ox mask on one side, a monster mask on the adjacent side and two rosettes on the other sides. The basket is decorated with plant motifs and acanthus leaves.
Most likely from Orléans. Similar capital deposited in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Orléans (inv. 168) and coming from the Saint-Paul church when it was destroyed (remains of the first Romanesque church from the 11th century).
Origin: Orleans, France
Size: Height 40cm
Period: 11th century
Condition: Good condition, accident on a hook
Price: 11 000€