A pair of Italian late 18th century Neo-Classical carved white marble Ionic columns or pedestals
Lot 11*
A pair of Italian late 18th century Neo-Classical carved white marble Ionic columns or pedestals
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,300 - 9,400

Lot Details
A pair of Italian late 18th century Neo-Classical carved white marble Ionic columns or pedestals
both of slightly tapering form, and having square capitals with a leaf-carved frieze atop slightly angled volutes, carved to the sides with laurel leaves, and to the front with a floral swag between the volutes, the spiral stop-fluted shaft with a circular leaf-cast lower moulding, all raised on a stepped and moulded square base, 24.5cm wide, 24.5cm deep, 108.5cm high (9.5in wide, 9.5in deep, 42.5in high). (2)

Footnotes

  • These columns are reminiscent of those in the Marble Court at Sardis, ancient city of Turkey, which also have Ionic capitals and spirally-fluted columns.
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