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Italian carved Carrara marble plaque in the 16th century style, depicting the philosophical alchemical image of a lion eating the sun. The earliest illustration of this image can be found in the "Rosarium Philosophorum" (Rosary of the Philosophers), circa 1550. The present carving probably dates to the 18th century and is in very good condition. H. 18 inches W. 12 inches D. 2 inches
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Carved Marble Plaque, Circa 18th Century

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Feb 24, 2020
Starting Price $1,200
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Dallas, TX, USA