Large Semi Circular Carved Limestone Griffins Bench

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This phenomenal, carved limestone bench from Italy has a myriad of stunning motifs. It has been designed in a curve, with the back and sides fully enclosed down to the conforming limestone platform. The sides have pinecone finials atop two square posts with grapevines in relief. Griffins, with the wings of an eagle and the body of a lion are depicted in relief on the sides and interior of the bench, as supports. The inside back panels are beautifully decorated with the same motifs on each. Identical posts with circular finials separate each panel. The armrests follow the shape of the top of the Griffins’ wings with C-scrolls at the top. The bench has developed a great patina from several years of exposure in a lush garden.

Measures: H=54, maximum length=120 1/2, depth at sides=27 5/8, overall front to back max depth=37, seat height=17 1/2.

Details

  • Production Type
    One of a Kind
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 2000s
  • Period
    2000-2009
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Carved   Limestone
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent Condition. Minor nicks and wear.
  • Wear
    Minor losses
    Dimensions
    54 in. H x 120.5 in. W x 27.63 in. D
    137 cm H x 306 cm W x 70 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17.5 in. (44 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU90637846173
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2011

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Located in Dallas, TX

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