English Hand-Carved Marble "Book of Life" on Stand

English Hand-Carved Marble "Book of Life" on Stand

This is a sensational example of Neoclassical carving, done in England and dating to the Victorian period. The open "Book of Life" has a beautifully-incised tassel and visible book leaves on the sides and bottom. With a lovely weathered surface, it has its original stand that keeps the book solidly upright at a canted angle. Write your own story on this!

England, CA 1880.

H: 18 in (45.72 cm) D: 9 in (22.86 cm) W: 22 in (55.88 cm)

Price:  $2,475

Ref: DSB 1008

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