25 St. Barnabas st, Pimlico
14 September 2005
A pair of Regency statuary marble pedestals
The fluted bodies with central bands of rosettes, on waisted socles and square plinths
47½ in. (120.5 cm.) high; the tops -- 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter; the plinth bases -- 17½ x 17¾ in. (44.5 x 45 cm.) approximately (2)
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The antique-fluted column for vase or bust derives from the Louis Seize fashion of the 1770s, such as that in ebony sold Phillips, 30 June -8 July 1817, Lot 563 (P.Hughes, The Wallace Collection, vol. II, 1996, p.736.
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