This carving is from a pair of similar carvings found in Carlisle Cathedral (Adam & Eve). This one depicts Eve sitting naked and holding some Bulrushes. This carving along with Adam is classic Romanesque based on both the river Tigris and Euphrates in Iraq, these being symbols of the giver of life. Originally these were carved in Antwerp Belgium (1559 AD) for a church in the city, at some point, which is not clear they have made their way to Carlisle Cathedral. This reproduction catches all the fine detail from the original by the master craftsmen that originally carved this piece. Comes with a wall fixing and product label.
Size (H) 9.5cm x (W) 19cm.
This 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. We have exclusive permission to take moulds from original carvings from within the Cathedrals & Abbeys of Britain and to then reproduce these 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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