19th Century Italian Socrates Mask - Carrara, Rosso Verona Marble Sculpture
An antique Italian mask of Socrates, the Classical Greek philosopher 470-399 BC. Hand carved in white Carrara marble and mounted on a Rosso Verona marble base, in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1860 - 1880, Verona, Italy.
A similar head is found in the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Details: Carrara Marble, Rosso Verona Marble
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 19" H x 7.5" W x 8" D