Authentic ostrich egg emptied and decorated by hand, depicting the Spanish Steps, in Rome; in the other side ancient map of Lazio
- • Handmade 100% • Material : Ostrich egg, Bronze • Height : 25 cm (9.8 Inches) • Length : 15 cm (5.9 Inches)
This ostrich egg, coming from Africa, has been emptied and decorated externally with the view of the Spanish Steps on one side, and with an ancient map of Lazio on the other. Native of Africa, the ostrich is the biggest bird of the world and lays the biggest one of all the eggs. The egg is the symbol of fertility. Egg symbolism in his natural state has been transmitted to the decorative egg. Form of art appearing in various cultures of the antiquity, the decorative eggs reflect the culture…, rich artistic demonstration of meaning. In the Antiquity, this is with the Persian ones that starts the custom to offer decorated eggs. Suggestions to perpetuate the tradition in a modern spirit and a lot of brightness: the decorated eggs presented on a support are perfect to create a pretty setting, decorate the tables, a console...