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This exceptional pair of rouge marble pedestals make an elegant statement
Crafted of rouge griotte marble, these pedestals take the form of Corinthian columns
Doré bronze is intricately cast in the form of the Corinthian capitals and borders
Pair of Rouge Marble Pedestals
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Pair of Rouge Marble Pedestals

  • This dramatic pair of marble pedestals is crafted in a stunning Neoclassical style
  • Hewn from fine Rouge Griotte marble, these elegant pedestals are accented with exquisite doré bronze
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$34,500
Item No. 29-9162

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Description
This spectacular pair of marble and doré bronze pedestals is hewn from the finest French “Partridge eye” rouge griotte marble from the Languedoc region. Formed as Corinthian columns, these neoclassical pedestals are complete with intricate bronze doré capitals and acanthus and olive leaf bands around the base. Named for the griotte cherry for its deep, rich color, Red Griotte was the favorite marble for Royal apartments in the 18th century, and was used to create. . .
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This spectacular pair of marble and doré bronze pedestals is hewn from the finest French “Partridge eye” rouge griotte marble from the Languedoc region. Formed as Corinthian columns, these neoclassical pedestals are complete with intricate bronze doré capitals and acanthus and olive leaf bands around the base. Named for the griotte cherry for its deep, rich color, Red Griotte was the favorite marble for Royal apartments in the 18th century, and was used to create the fireplace mantel in the office of Louis XIV in Versailles. This particular type is called “Partridge eye” due to its inclusion of goniatites (small fossilized shells) full of white calcite. Elegant in their elaborate detail, these pedestals convey a sense of stately luxury, and add an air of drama and sophistication to any setting.

Circa 1880

Base: 10 ½" square
47 7/16" high

Reference:
Stone Sampler, 2003, Studio Marmo and Marco Campagna
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This exceptional pair of rouge marble pedestals make an elegant statement
Period: 19th Century
Type: Pedestals
Depth: 10.5 Inches
Width: 10.5 Inches
Height: 47.44 Inches
Style: Neoclassical
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