Rock Crystal Obelisks from Brazil in the Neoclassical Grand Tour Style, a Pair

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A pair of rock crystal Obelisks from Brazil in the neoclassical Grand Tour style. The Obelisk is supported by four ball feet surmounted on a square plinth with a stepped base. Carved in the late 20th century in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.
Since Egyptian times the obelisk has retained its potency as a symbol of power and commemoration and has been embraced by most major civilizations and dynasties, notably Greek and Roman. The tallest stone obelisk in the world is actually located in Washington D.C. and is in honor of the First President of the United States George Washington.
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Production Type
One of a Kind
Production Time
Available Now
In the Style Of
Neoclassical
Place of Origin
Brazil
Date of Manufacture
Contemporary
Period
21st Century
Materials and Techniques
Quartz
Rock Crystal
Condition
Good
Dimensions
17.75 in. H x 3.5 in. W x 3.5 in. D
45 cm H x 9 cm W x 9 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU153126722953
Address
Creel and Gow
131 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021
US
(917) 745-3891
1stdibs Dealer since 2015 Located in New York, NY
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