large early c20th italian grand tour style carved marble profile in octagonal specimen marble surround frame

Large early C20th Italian ‘Grand Tour’ style carved marble profile in octagonal specimen marble surround frame .



Item Ref

ML 206


Large early C20th Italian ‘Grand Tour‘ style carved marble profile in octagonal specimen marble surround frame .
Impressive statuary white marble cameo profile carved in bas-relief, probably depicting Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa , mounted upon a contrasting black marble panel or slab . The white marble octagonal ‘bevelled’ edge frame surround inlaid with 18 different coloured divided specimen marble examples . The outer edge with a moulded profile .
The top fitted with an over-sized bronze hanging ring and fitting.
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (64 BC-12 BC) was a Roman consul , statesman , general and architect. He was responsible for many famous Roman military victories as well as the construction of some of the most notable buildings in the history of Rome .
Highly decorative and impressively-scaled marble profile of classical Roman design .
In excellent original condition with no damage, losses or breaks .
H 28”
W 23”
D 3”
Italy c. 1920
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 206


Height = 71 cm (28")
Width = 58 cm (23")
Depth = 8 cm (3")

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