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Rock Crystal Obelisks, Pair, French

$12,000per set

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Fine large pair of neoclassical rock crystal obelisks with square base. Very harmonious proportions, exquisite clarity, French, early 20th century. An architectural pair of decorative, Mid-Century Modern, Neoclassical Rock Crystal obelisks upon marble plinth bases. Originally erected in pairs at the entrance of ancient Egyptian temples, an obelisk (from the Ancient Greek word) is a tall, 4-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape, or pyramidion at the top.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 22 in (55.88 cm)Width: 6 in (15.24 cm)Depth: 6 in (15.24 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Unknown
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Montreal, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3827111337671

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