Product Code: WAT-040100

Equine Head Statue

This Equine Head statue has been expertly carved with distinguished, lifelike detail. It is a strong replica of the original stone horse head that was excavated at Civitavecchia near Rome in the 1500s. Later, it was adapted to serve as a fountain spout in the courtyard of the Medici Palace, so its design is steeped in rich history.

The weathered appearance of the horse adds to its authenticity and gives it a sense of history and timelessness.

Pedestal Measurements:

90cm Height

48cm x 48cm Wide

Horse:

110cm Height

Total Height 200cm

 

£1,400.00 Excl. VAT (inc VAT)£1,166.67 (exc VAT)

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Description

Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of our Equine Head statue. Expert artisans meticulously crafted the horse with meticulous attention to detail, creating a remarkable replica of the original stone horse head. This breathtaking piece of art evokes the 1500s when archaeologists unearthed the original sculpture near Civitavecchia, close to Rome.

The lifelike detail captured in this carving is a testament to the skill and artistry of its creators. Every curve and contour has been meticulously sculpted, breathing life into the stone and creating a captivating visual experience. The weathered appearance of the horse adds to its authenticity and gives it a sense of history and timelessness.

What sets this Equine Head statue apart is its intriguing history. After its discovery, the original stone horse head found its rightful place in the courtyard of the illustrious Medici Palace, where skilled artisans ingeniously converted it into a fountain spout. The adaptation added functionality and a strong connection to the Medici family and Renaissance Italy.

Owning this Equine Head statue allows you to bring a touch of history and sophistication to your own space. This statue is a powerful symbol of timeless beauty. Whether displayed in a garden, courtyard, or as a centerpiece in your home, it captivates with its allure of the past and artistry of the present. Experience the exceptional piece that bridges history and contemporary aesthetics.

Not only does this beautiful stone statue come complete with a pedestal. The sturdy stone pedestal also provides a solid foundation for displaying your cherished sculpture. Moreover, its timeless design and durability ensure that your piece will be showcased with elegance and stability.

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