An Italian 19th Century Neo-Classical St. Marble Obelisk
Item # 9451
Category: Objets D'art
An exceptional Italian 19th century Neo-Classical st. marble obelisk. The obelisk is raised by a square mottled Bleu Turquin marble base below a Brocatelle d'Espagne square support with Rosso Levanto and Rouge Royal marble inlaid rectangles. Above mottled square movements, the central support displays alternating Verde Antico and Breche de Sicile marble inlaid reserves, framed within a white Carrara marble border. The square tapered body above displays the same beautiful marbles framed within a white Carrara marble border with a fine ormolu globe finial. All original gilt throughout.