Exquisite LA MASCHERA DEL GALEONE Venetian Mask
$55.00 plus shipping
This is a magnificent artsy mask with a jesters hat, that is hand made in Venice, Italy. The maker is la maschera del galeone, and it has the original tag attached. The front of the tags also says "certificato di garanzia". Which I am sure means certified. The inside says " Congratulations, you have choosed the original la maschera del galeone, A real Venice hand made product. Artists have realized and decorated it in full respect of artisan traditions and original designs developed in Venice together with " Commedia Dell'Arte" during the 17th century.
This lovely ornate piece has rich brocade and gold braided trim, a brass and rhinestone design in the center of the forehead, bells and similated pearls, and a wonderful lute, or guitar like instrument, along with musical notes on a page. There is a pretty rust or redish color paint and gold glitter accents.
This piece is made of porcelain and measures 6.5 by 6.25 inches. There is loop on the back to hang it on the wall. There is no damage other than an ink mark on the back side nose looks like a bit of the glitter has come off, easily replaced.