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Antique Italian Baroque Silver Giltwood Altar Piece circa 1750

A stunning Baroque antique Italian silver giltwood altar piece circa 1750. Entirely carved and gilded by hand with the original silver leaf this magnificent example of altar decoration centers on the Sacred Heart in the center. In Christian art the Sacred Art with flame above symbolizes the passionate love God has for his Creation made manifest by Jesus Christ. The exceptional carved elements that surround the Heart form an upward sense of movement toward the Heavens. A rare survivor of Baroque Ecclesiastical adornment this antique Italian sculpture is of a scale that would have been in a private chapel as a private commission. Please enlarge the photographs to see the superb details in closeup.
# 0173FMA68


44.00" w x 2.00" d x 58.00" h

111.76cm w x 5.08cm d x 147.32cm h