18th century Italian painted fragment decorated with mica in matrix and a smokey lemon quartz crystal on a phantom optical calcite base.
The 18th century fragment is hand-carved and painted and originally came from a church in Venice. It is put together with coordinating mica and smoky lemon quartz and mounted onto a phantom calcite base. Each mineral highlights the different colors and textures of the Italian fragment.
The Italian church fragment artifact, mica in matrix, smoky quartz, and phantom calcite are put together in a sculptural form - creating a piece that appears to have evolved together over time. Interpreting the past to create a piece entirely original, evolving in its own right.
Size: 13.5" high x 4.5" wide x 2.5" deep