A True Pair Of Italian 19th Century Neo-Classical St. Marble And Ormolu Wall Plaques Of A Roman Soldier And A Maiden
Item # 8711
Category: Objets D'art
A most elegant and high quality true pair of Italian 19th century Neo-Classical st. marble and ormolu wall plaques of a Roman soldier and a maiden. Each striking plaque is framed within a circular mottled ormolu border with a fine seashell reserve at the top flanked by beautiful foliate movements. At the center are the handsome Roman soldier and the elegant maiden set on their original Rouge Campan Griotte marble background. The soldier is wearing his impressive armor and helmet with a griffin and fine etched foliate patterns while the maiden has her hair tied up and is draped in a shawl. Rich captivating satin and burnished finish. All original gilt throughout.