An Italian 18th Century Baroque Period Marble Fountain
Item # 8797
Category: Objets D'art
A most impressive and extremely decorative Italian 18th century Baroque period marble fountain. The marble fountain is raised by a White Carrara marble and Vert De Patricia marble base. The base is with a front half round circular column flanked by elongated acanthus leaves on both sides. Above lays the sensational and large basin carved out of a solid piece of White Carrara marble with an underside reeded design. The basin is below a fanciful inlaid backsplash with a central protruding central reserve. The reserve has scrolls and inlaid with various colored marbles to depict four flames amidst scroll designs with the spout in the middle. The two sides have large carved Baroque style scrolls.