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Door knocker representing a Satyr

Scultore italianoXVII - XVIII secolo

Labirinto della Masone

Labirinto della Masone
Italy

This large door clapper represents a smiling young satyr holding a snake by its neck and tail. In the lower part, the head of a ram closes the composition in the center of the handle grip, which is decorated with elegant scrollworks. The iconography is linked to the Mannerist period, during which subjects of this kind were widely depicted.

Details

  • Title: Door knocker representing a Satyr
  • Creator: Scultore italiano
  • Date Created: XVII - XVIII secolo
  • Location Created: Italia
  • Physical Dimensions: h 46 cm
  • Type: Scultura
  • Rights: Archivio Franco Maria Ricci
  • Medium: bronzo

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