Plate reproduced in bronze with the image of Medusa Gorgon , figure of mythology Greek.
The Medusa it is represented as a being monstrous looking with snakes instead of hair, which had the power to petrify anyone who looked into her eyes. Medusa was related to the myth of Perseus who managed to kill her by cutting off her head as the only one of the Gorgons to be mortal.
The Gorgons, together with the Fauns and Silenes, were used as subjects placed outside their homes by the Greeks and Romans as a protection of exits, frightening the malevolent entities thanks to their monstrous features, often showing the language as an expression of defiance.
Elegant antique style decoration.
- Material: bronze
- Green colour
- Dimensions: 6,8 x 6,8 inch (17,5 x 17,5 cm)
- Weight: 1.3kg
Product in Italy