Antique Hand Carved Wood Sculpture Wall Mount Shelf Bracket, Mythological Figure
Antique 19th century hand carved wood sculptural wall shelf. Centered by a hand carved whimsical mascaron figure. Perhaps the head of a Green Man or Satyr surrounded by foliage, with characteristic features including pointed ears and swooping mustache. Finely detailed and skillfully hand carved. His face is set in a jovial expression, with mouth open in a friendly grin showing a row of small teeth. The main portion of the piece is entirely carved from solid wood. Exhibits gorgeous detail and dimension. The flat mount on top having a serpentine beveled edge. A beautiful piece and ready to hang. In very good antique condition with general wear commensurate with age. Measures 10 7/8" length x 10 5/8" width x 5 1/2" deep.