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Spectacular Pair of Italian Ormolu and Green Granite Obelisks, France, 18th C.

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Pair of Italian Ormolu-mounted green granite obelisks on gilt bronze bases France, Louis XVI period, late 18th century Granito verde della antico (Ophytes) – Egyptian antic green granite Dimensions : H. 36 cm – W. 8 cm – D. 8 cm ( 14 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in) The obelisks feature a pointed tall four-sided pillar which tapers to a pyramid-shaped top and sit on an ormolu galleried base decorated with garland that is raised on four lion's paw feet. Good general condition, two old repairs made in the past, last 2 photos show the repairs

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.18 in. (36 cm)Width: 3.15 in. (8 cm)Depth: 3.15 in. (8 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    late 18th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Seller Location
    Saint-Ouen, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1670219087832

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