Lot 129: Pair of Carved & Faux-Painted Finials
December 4, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Made up of antique and new elements, being a pair of 18th /early 19th century circular Spanish pedestals with old faux marbling and gilded gesso, the undersides with old hand-written stickers inscribed "Spanish ornament / No. 452-3/4," now supporting removable contemporary carved cruciform tree-like structures topped with crowns. Pedestals: 5.5" H; overall: 24.5" H. Cracks and gilt gesso losses to pedestals.