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The Lion of Saint Mark Terracotta Plaque

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Description

Terracotta plaque with the bas-relief of a winged lion, the emblem of Venice.

The Lion of San Marco is the coat of arms of Venice and theMost Serene Republic of Venice.

Often depicted in different poses, the most famous representation is the one  with an open book and the phrase "Pax Tibi Marce, Evangelista meus", a phrase that according to legend, would have pronounced an angel to San Marco evangelist, and meant that the saint would have found peace, honor and veneration among the Venetian people, which had also become the motto of the city itself.

Decorate your home or garden with the winged griffin, a symbol of power and majesty.

  • Material: terracotta, handmade in ancient tecnique
  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors
  • Size: 9"H x 0,4"W x 0,9"D (23 x 1 x 2.5 cm)
  • Weight: 1,3 lb (0.600 Kg)

Produced in Italy

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