French Ormolu Pedestal
French Ormolu Pedestal French Ormolu Pedestal French Ormolu Pedestal French Ormolu Pedestal French Ormolu Pedestal
French Ormolu Pedestal

French Ormolu Pedestal

  • Outstanding size and craftsmanship distinguish this 19th-century French pedestal
  • The pedestal stands just over six feet tall and features intricate brass inlay and ormolu mounts
  • A fine sculpture or bronze would be the perfect complement to this tremendous pedestal
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Item No. 29-4793
$98,500
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Tremendous size and exquisite ormolu detailing distinguish this important 19th-century French pedestal. Crafted of ebony and ebonized woods, this outstanding fixture boasts intricate brass inlay and bold ormolu of exceptional quality on all four sides. Standing just over six feet tall and raised upon ormolu lion’s paw feet, this large and strong pedestal was no doubt created to display a work of art, such as a fine sculpture or bronze masterpiece.

Circa 1880

27 1/2” wide x 17 1/2” deep x 72 1/4” high
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Period: 19th Century
Origin:France
Style:Louis XVI
Type:Pedestals
Depth:17.5 Inches
Width:27.5 Inches
Height:72.25 Inches
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The Pedestal

The first recorded use of the pedestal was as a decorative support for columns found in Roman temples in provinces such as Asia Minor and Syria It was a very different story in Rome however where pedestals were solely used...
The first recorded use of the pedestal was as a decorative support for columns found in Roman temples in provinces such as Asia Minor and Syria It was a very different story in Rome however where pedestals were solely used...
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The Allure of 19th-Century Parisian Furniture

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