A Large and Impressive Matched Pair of Green Granite Urns

A Large and Impressive Matched Pair of Green Granite Urns

c. 1920 Italy

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A Large and Impressive Matched Pair of Green Granite Urns each with a gadrooned edge and body. They have stylised scrolled handles and sit on a circular socle on a square base.

Large carved ornamental urns of this type, executed in marble, ganite, porphyry or other hardstones bacame fashionable during the Seventeenth century, such as the examples illustrated by Alvar Gonzalez-Palacios, 'Il tempio del Gusto', 1984, p 147 and p 177 which represent examples conserved in the Museo del Prado, the Vatican, the Musee du Louvre, amongst others. They enjoyed a renaissance in popularity for the stylised interiors of the 1920’s.
Dimensions
Height 55.00 cm (21.65 inches)
Width 82.00 cm (32.28 inches)
Depth 66.00 cm (25.98 inches)
Stock Code
B56222
Medium
Marble
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