Grand Tour sarcophagus tomb in patinated bronze.

Grand Tour sarcophagus tomb in patinated bronze.
A most attractive patinated bronze Grand Tour model of a sarcophagus tomb. The superbly shaped lid lits off. There are many iconic symbols decorating the tomb. To the front of the tomb at the top is a winged hour glass within the circle of oroborus. To each of the four corners is an inverted flame of life. To each side are two wreaths and to the centre is a horizontal sword with a laurel frond and palm frond draped over it. To the end of the tomb is a star and the word "FUIT" above a be-rebonned swag of Acanthus and Forget-Me-Not. Circa 1860. 4 inches wide by 2 inches high by 2 inches deep ( 10 cms by 5 cms by 5 cms).

Stock Number: 3866

Origin: Italian

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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