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Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal
Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal
Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal
Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal
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Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal

  • Outstanding size and craftsmanship distinguish this 19th-century French pedestal
  • The pedestal stands just over six feet tall and features bold ormolu mounts
  • It was almost certainly created to display a fine work of art
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$44,500
Item No. 29-4793

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Description
Tremendous size and exquisite ormolu detailing distinguish this important 19th-century Louis XVI-style French pedestal. Crafted of richly grained hardwood, this outstanding fixture boasts bold ormolu mounts of exceptional quality from top to bottom. Standing just over six feet tall and raised upon ormolu lion’s paw feet, the monumental and strong pedestal was no doubt created to display a work of art, such as a fine sculpture or bronze masterpiece.

Circa 1880

27 1/2”. . .
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Tremendous size and exquisite ormolu detailing distinguish this important 19th-century Louis XVI-style French pedestal. Crafted of richly grained hardwood, this outstanding fixture boasts bold ormolu mounts of exceptional quality from top to bottom. Standing just over six feet tall and raised upon ormolu lion’s paw feet, the monumental and strong pedestal was no doubt created to display a work of art, such as a fine sculpture or bronze masterpiece.

Circa 1880

27 1/2” wide x 17 1/2” deep x 72 1/4” high
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Louis XVI-Style Ormolu Pedestal
Period: 19th Century
Origin: France
Type: Pedestals
Style: Louis XVI
Depth: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)
Width: 27.5 in. (69.85 cm)
Height: 72.25 in. (183.52 cm)
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