MAJOLICA CRESTS: Eight Point Star with De Medici crest.
Product Size (Inches): 9W.X9H.X0.75 THICK
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MAJOLICA CRESTS Collection: Some of the most popular renaissance era families and dynasties crests are masterfully hand painted in the eight point star, an ancient shape that recall chronicles dating 2000 BC.
The eight-point star pattern is associated in early astronomy, religion, and mysticism.
It appears in cultures around the globe and when the Italian nobleman Pietro della Valle, who traveled throughout Asia during the Renaissance period, discovered it and brought it back to Italy, it was widely used by noble families and Church for various purposes mostly in construction (flooring of homes and churches) or as wall decor accents.
The eight-point star can be found on national flags and in religious iconography and it carries various meaning associated with each culture that utilizes it although its universal symbolism is one of balance, harmony, and cosmic order.
Shipped wall-hung ready as shown.
- ● Indoor/Outdoor: YES
- ● Wall Hung Ready:
||Artistica’s wall plates and wall plaques are shipped “Wall-Hung Ready” with a galvanized steel wire assembled in the rear of the object.
Should you decide to use the item as tabletop centerpiece, we recommend cutting of the wiring to avoid surface damage.
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- ● Authenticity Certification
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