French Folk Art Shellwork Diorama of the Grotto at Lourdes

French Folk Art Shellwork Diorama of the Grotto at Lourdes

Code: 10702

Dimensions:H: 44cm (17.3")W: 49cm (19.3")D: 29cm (11.4")

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A fabulous French shellwork table top diorama of the Grotto at Lourdes, late 19th Century, very intricately detailed in shells, wax, card and foliage depicting the Basilica on the hilltop with St. Bernadette at the fountain with a priest in a pulpit and various other figures, birds etc, within a glazed mahogany case.  

Measurements: 44cm (53cm including pediment) x 49cm x 29cm