Corbel with Eye’s Open.
One of a pair of small-carved corbels from the pulpit of Carlisle Cathedral. Originally carved in AntwerpBelgium (1559 AD) for a local church in the city. Both carvings are of a man, one with his eye’s open and the other with his eye’s closed. These carvings are small but quite detailed and capture all the fine artistry that went in to making them nearly 500 years ago.
Comes with mounting ring so that can be wall mounted and has a product label.
Size (H) 6cm x (w) 6cm.
This is one of our unique and exclusive hand crafted Medieval reproduction carvings. This is a cast reproduction produced from a mould taken directly from the original carving found within Carlisle Cathedral, England. Oakapple Designs Ltd are the only company in the UK with permission to take moulds from original medieval carvings from within the Cathedrals of Britain and to then reproduce them for sale. These reproductions are cast from a resin composite and then stained to give the product all the fine detail, feel and authenticity of the original carving.
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