The Ark of The Covenant (Arca Foederis Alia)

Artist/Collection: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer
Product Code: FRP29580
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The Ark of The Covenant (Arca Foederis Alia)

40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches)
This antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.
It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks. The paper has a lovely aged, creamy white patina and is in excellent condition.
The legendary Ark of the Covenant is a gold-covered wooden chest containing the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments. According to the Book of Exodus, God showed Moses the pattern for the Ark. God spoke with Moses from between two cherubim on the Ark. Exodi Cap.XXXv.v.lo

© Fine Rare Prints

Style
Date Made 1700s
Paper Size 40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 31 to 40 cm (12 to 16 inches)
Voyadore
Major Color