Skip to product information
1 of 7

Weekend a Firenze srl

Collectible wooden Puzzle - Sandro Botticelli: birth of Venus

Collectible wooden Puzzle - Sandro Botticelli: birth of Venus

Regular price $66.17 USD
Regular price Sale price $66.17 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

302 pieces. Finished size 16" x 7,5". Thickness of the tiles 3 mm. 

The puzzle is handcrafted and checked tile by tile. The cut and the application of the color are made in complete safety with the latest generation machinery. 

Forget the traditional joints and explore the new tiles in carefully selected, solid and resistant poplar wood. Joints never seen before, strange and amusing shapes for a continuous challenge. The special pieces refer to the life of the author and to the context of the work of art. 

The wooden puzzle represents the Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, an icon of Italian art. Painted in 1485, it was part of a decorative cycle of the Medici Villa of Castello; today it is kept in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Despite the title, it represents the arrival of the goddess Venus, by sea, on the island of Cyprus. The goddess navigates on a shell pushed by the wind Zephyr represented to her right. On her coast, a maid welcomes her with a cloak full of flowers. Some scholars have recognized the features of Simonetta Vespucci in the face of the goddess Venus; considered one of the most fascinating women of the Renaissance she died very young at the age of 23. 

The puzzle is protected by a natural linen bag and packed in an exclusive box to protect it during transport. 

Designed and Made in Italy. 

The linen bag and the exclusive box make it a perfect gift!  

Warning: not a toy, not suitable for children under 14 years of age 


View full details