Pair of French Carved Stone Mascaron Keystones in Renaissance Style

Pair of French Carved Stone Mascaron Keystones in Renaissance Style

Code: 11371

Dimensions:

H: 39.5cm (15.6")W: 32cm (12.6")D: 30cm (11.8")

£1,450.00

A pair of French 19th century carved stone mascaron keystones in Neo-Renaissance style, possibly from the Arras region of Northern France, each in the form of a mythological bearded man with a foliate head-dress.

Mascarons were developed in antiquity as guardians to ward off evil spirts from entranceways.