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An Acanthus Finial
Architectural design and interior decoration

An Acanthus Finial

CHF 13.500,-
$ 15.159£ 11.952€ 14.142

Limestone
Western Greek, perhaps Tarentine, 4th century BC
H. 52.5cm (with glass top 54,5cm)

The finial an acanthus flowering plant, carved in crisp and striking detail. Likely part of the architectural decoration of Tarentine naiskoi (funerary monuments).

Repurposed in the 21st century as a stylish side-table with a round crystal glass top. Diameter of glass top 45 cm. 

Condition: very good

Provenance: Formerly Swiss art market acquired mid 1990’s



Item reference: CL0343