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Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
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Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals

  • This classic pair of pedestals are crafted of a dramatic red griotte marble
  • Red griotte marble was prized by 18th-century French royalty
  • Elegant in their form, these pedestals convey a sense of stately luxury
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$18,850
Item No. 31-5876

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This spectacular pair of pedestals is hewn from the finest rouge griotte marble from the Languedoc region. Formed in the likeness of Corinthian columns, these neoclassical columns are named griotte, or "cherry," for their rich crimson color. Red griotte marble was the prized material in the construction of the residences of French royalty in the 18th century, and the highly desirable stone was used to create the fireplace mantel in Louis XIV's office at Versailles. Elegant. . .
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This spectacular pair of pedestals is hewn from the finest rouge griotte marble from the Languedoc region. Formed in the likeness of Corinthian columns, these neoclassical columns are named griotte, or "cherry," for their rich crimson color. Red griotte marble was the prized material in the construction of the residences of French royalty in the 18th century, and the highly desirable stone was used to create the fireplace mantel in Louis XIV's office at Versailles. Elegant in their form, these pedestals convey a sense of stately luxury and add an air of sophistication to any setting.

19th century

41 3/4" high x 18 1/2" diameter each
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Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
Period: 19th Century
Origin: France
Type: Pedestals
Style: Neoclassical
Depth: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)
Width: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)
Height: 41.75 in. (106.05 cm)
Pair of Red Griotte Marble Pedestals
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