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customized marble sculpture The Kiss of Death statue

The Kiss of Death statue
Description: The Kiss of Death statue depicts a game of life and death between the idealistic knight Bullock and the black death god in the late period of the 14th century Crusade. This work is full of strong religious colors and is of a good level.
NO.: AK-(h975)
MATERIAL: Marble, granite, sandstone.
SIZE: Lifesize or custom-made depends on your preference.
TECHNOLOGY:  Handcarved and polished.
PACKING: Generally soft and waterproof plastic inside, wooden cases box for outside.
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The Kiss of Death statue Details Description:

The origin of The Kiss of Death statue:

The Kiss of Death statue (El Beso de la Muerte) stands on the Poblano cemetery in Barcelona. A dead angel kisses a young man’s forehead, hiding in the farthest corner of the cemetery as if afraid of being spied. The epitaph on the tomb of The Kiss of Death statue is a verse from the great poet and priest Jacint Verdaguer:
“And his young heart can not help;

In his veins, the blood stops and freezes

And encouragement lost faith embraces

Fall feeling the kiss of death.”
“His young heart went out like this. The blood in his veins began to get cold. All the power disappeared. Faith was praised for falling into the embrace of death.” (Many different translations, I chose this because I like it. The phrase “Faith is praised for falling into the embrace of death”)

The kiss of death sculpture

The kiss of death sculpture

The strange charm of The Kiss of Death statue:

The Kiss of Death statue was created by an unknown sculptor. In 1930, the Llaudet family mourned the death of their son. Soon after the funeral, his tombstone was decorated with this original tombstone. The creator of this dark masterpiece is still unknown, which makes it more mysterious and mysterious. This work is often considered to be created by Jaume Barba, but some people believe that it was created by Joan Fontbernat. No textual research, leave it alone. This The Kiss of Death statue is both weird and full of the charm-the angel of death is depicted as a winged skeleton. The young man looks like he welcomes death as his companion, blending decay and romance. It instills fear and awe in those who see it, as well as infinite questions about eternity. It is said that this The Kiss of Death statue inspired Ingmar Bergman’s film Det Sjunde Inseglet (Det Sjunde Inseglet) which was released in Sweden on February 16, 1957. It depicts a game of life and death between the idealistic knight Bullock and the black death god in the late period of the 14th century Crusade. This work is full of strong religious colors and is of a good level.

The kiss of death statue (1)

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1. Confirming the detailed pictures with clients.
2. Make a model depends on the pictures.
3. Carving exact marble sculpture according to client’s photos/ fiberglass model.
4. Polishing the surface.
5. Take all different views pictures/ videos, show them to clients…
6. Packing into wooden cases after clients are satisfied with sculptures.

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Packaging: Inside: soft plastic foam/ blanket.
Outside: strong wooden cases or iron frame boxes.
Shipping: 1. By sea (Special for life-size sculptures and large sculptures).
2. By air (Special for small sculptures or when clients need the sculpture very urgently).
3. By express delivery DHL, TNT, UPS, or FedEx. (Door-to-door delivery, about 3-7 days can reach).
4. Door-to-door service.
Please kindly contact us! We will depend on your sculpture and local situation, find the best delivery way for your reference.

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