Book of Kells : bird

Created in the scriptorium of the monastery on Iona, the Book of Kells was brought to Ireland during the 8th century to evade the Vikings. It is probably the finest work of manuscript illustration ever designed. Birds travel freely between heaven and earth, they are possessors of secrets and are seen as heavenly messengers. 568G

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MaterialBronze
Weight568 gr
Taille8, 9 X 26, 5cm

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Created in the scriptorium of the monastery on Iona, the Book of Kells was brought to Ireland during the 8th century to evade the Vikings. It is probably the finest work of manuscript illustration ever designed. Birds travel freely between heaven and earth, they are possessors of secrets and are seen as heavenly messengers. 568Geach piece is made of a bronze cockle reinforced by a resin and a ceramic heart. each item is handmade in a small Irish family enterprise since 1969.

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Book of Kells : bird

Book of Kells : bird

Created in the scriptorium of the monastery on Iona, the Book of Kells was brought to Ireland during the 8th century to evade the Vikings. It is probably the finest work of manuscript illustration ever designed. Birds travel freely between heaven and earth, they are possessors of secrets and are seen as heavenly messengers. 568G

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