A Late-19th Century Carved Alabaster Falcon
A Late-19th Century Carved Alabaster Falcon
A Late-19th Century Carved Alabaster Falcon
A Late-19th Century Carved Alabaster Falcon

A Late-19th Century Carved Alabaster Falcon

c. 1900 Italy

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A late 19th century alabaster falcon, carved standing upon a rock and having blue glass eyes.

In Chinese culture, the falcon represents keen vision, boldness and swiftness; Europeans believe that it symbolises liberty, victory and freedom - be it spiritual, moral or emotional; and in ancient Egypt the bird embodies the human soul. It may be concluded that the positive connotation of the falcon is more or less a worldwide phenomenon. In this tradition, this alabaster piece will surely bestow upon its owner grace and humanity.
Dimensions
Height 10.75 inch (27.30 cm)
Width 4.75 inch (12.06 cm)
Depth 5.00 inch (12.70 cm)
Stock Code
0814
Medium
Alabaster
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