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Pair of antique obelisks in dark red porphyry with square gilt bronze pierced and chiselled scrolls and flowers bases (h. 46 cm).

Grand Tour intaglios nicely displayed on all sides of this obelisk... Those Intaglios, in the 19th century were bought and brought back home as souvenirs of the Grand Tour Trip, a trip few could afford..., they were then used as exquisite decorative specimen marble examples.

Pair of Green Marble Obelisks with decorative ormolu bronze detail at the top of each Obelisk ; both are supported by 4 gilded metal balls ; with typical square base of red marble contrast ; on black marble plinth (h 53 cm)

A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN-STYLE MARBLE OBELISKS 20th century 15-1/2 inches high (39.4 cm) - front side

ATTRIBUTED to GIOVANI & GUISEPPE VALADIER - 2 Red Breccia Marble and Gilt Bronze Columns. One is decorated with an agate sphere, the other is topped by a statue of Minerva. They are based on some square white marble bases. Italy, late eighteenth century. Dim. One H: 35 cm The other H: 42.5 cm.

Lot 864: * A Grand Tour Bronze and Marble Obelisk, Height 12 1/2 inches. - Leslie Hindman Auctioneers | Artfact