Venice or Padua, around 1600
Bronze with dark brown age patina. The spherical
The vessel is carried by three fully plastic ones,
winged and dolphin riding
Harpyen. A naked, on the lid standing
Amor holds a basket over his head, which is called a
holder for the writing instrument.
The production of small bronze sculptures
is technically sophisticated and the Renaissance
in Venice and Padua.
Works of art have a special status
within Italian sculpture. The
Small bronzes had no representational purpose
as the great bronze statues.
or public works contracts, and
could freely choose between antique or mythological
Height 20.5 cm.