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Europe, probably northwestern Europe, Neo-Gothic period, ca. 19th century CE. An ornately carved marble cap to a column, designed to be fitted using the large projecting tab on its back end into a slot. One half of a complete column is present; the rest would have been inset into the wall, creating a line of embedded columns. Floral and scrollwork motifs recall Gothic columns in cathedrals, which were in turn inspired by the architecture of the Classical period. During the 19th century, particularly in northwestern Europe, church architecture looked back to the medieval period, and the neo-Gothic or Gothic Revival style appeared in cathedrals and other grand buildings like the British Houses of Parliament. Size: 6" L x 5.1" W x 6.75" H (15.2 cm x 13 cm x 17.1 cm)

Provenance: private Lyons, Colorado, USA collection

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#149465

Condition

Intact with fine preserved details and nice deopsits on surface.

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19th C. European Neo-Gothic Marble Column Cap

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Oct 17
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Louisville, CO, USA
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