This is a fragmented marble mask featuring the perfect face of the Greek Apollo. It references Del Belvedere's famous sculpture displayed in the Vatican's courtyard. The fragmentation contrasts with the beauty of the features giving this wall-piece a unique element of decor.
grace & agony
Fussreliquiar. Gold-plated copper. For the relic of one of the innocent children of Bethlehem. Goldsmith Oswald About Linger Eberler, Basel. Silver. Origin: Basel (BS), Cathedral Treasury, ca. 1450, The National Swiss Museum.