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A Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Alabastro Fiorito Antico Pedestal Columns

French, Circa 1890

REF No. B76740

dimensions

Height :113 cm | 44¹/₂ in
Width :25 cm | 9⁷/₈ in
Depth :24 cm | 9¹/₂ in

description

A Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Alabastro Fiorito Antico Pedestal Columns.

The pedestals are of classical form with finely figured Alabastro Foiorito columns and gilt-bronze Corinthian capitals and laurel leaf plinth bases.  Each acanthus leaf to the capitals individually cast.  


Alabastro Fiorito Antico is among the most beautiful & rare of ancient stones, with distinct veining, exceptional colours, and stunning lustre.  It is a compact banded travertine composed mainly of Calcite, with some bands as colourless prismatic crystals, richly coloured by iron oxides, red Hematite and brown Goethite.
                 
French, Circa 1890.

 

A Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Alabastro Fiorito Antico Pedestal Columns







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