Large varnished sandstone gourd. Flanders, Bouffioulx, First quarter 17th century

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Large varnished sandstone gourd. On one side, in the centre, a large female mask, known as « Isabelle » within a circular frame with foliage grimacing male masks; on the other side, two large masks known as « Isabelle » ; eight loops, oval-shaped small pedestal.

Flanders, Bouffioulx, First quarter 17th century.

Consulted work : Au gré du Rhin, les grès allemands du musée national de la Renaissance. Les cahiers du musée national de la Renaissance, n °8, october 2014, pp 120-121.

Condition report : Some accidents and losses notably on rim, loops and small pedestal.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 41 cm
  • Width in cm : 37 cm
  • Depth in cm : 27 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015071499