Antique Italian religious diorama with oval Madonna chromo, 3 D embellishments paperolles & textile flowers


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Divine Craftsmanship: Antique Italian Religious Diorama with Oval Madonna Chromo and 3D Flourishes

Step into the celestial realm of sacred artistry with this antique Italian religious diorama, a masterpiece that whispers of devotion and craftsmanship, possibly crafted by skilled hands in a convent.

📏 12″ by 14″ (30.5 cm by 36.6 cm)
📐 Height: 1 5/8″ (4.1 cm)

A testament to the divine touch of skilled artisans, this antique diorama cradles the Madonna in an oval chromolithograph under glass. The ethereal beauty is further heightened by intricate 3D embellishments, including delicate paperolles meticulously crafted from gilded paper. Ears of wheat and vine shoots adorned with clusters of grapes dance around the Madonna, creating a visual symphony. Four textile flowers and ornate burgundy velvet fabric, arranged in heart-shaped corners, add a touch of celestial elegance.

Immerse yourself in the rich tradition of paperolles, an art form that involves intricate rolling and shaping of paper strips to create captivating designs. The possibility that this work of art emerged from the hands of dedicated nuns in a convent adds an extra layer of spiritual resonance.

While the interior tableau remains untouched, wear has gently embraced the exterior framing paper, a silent witness to the passage of time. Fear not, for the structure stands resilient, a sturdy vessel of sacred elegance. Please note that the hanging hook has taken its leave on this journey through history.

Embark on a journey through time with this antique Italian religious diorama, where artistry meets devotion in a harmonious dance of celestial aesthetics.

The product has imperfections or a patina due to its age, as can be seen in the photos. Please take a close look at the pictures before making your purchase!

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