19th Century Italian Set of Antique Gilt Stone Fragments, Columns
An antique Italian set of Grand Tour models, fragments of the temple of Castor and Pollux made of hand crafted gilt stone, in good condition. The detailed columns are resting on a rectangular base. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1870 - 1890, Italy.
A. Total: 23" H / Column: 21.25" H x 6.25" W x 6.25" D / Base: 1.25" H x 7.75" W x 7.75" D
B. Total: 23" H / Column: 21.25" H x 8.75" W x 2.75" D / Base: 1.25" H x 9.75" W x 4" D
The temple of Castor and Pollux is an ancient temple in the Roman Forum, in Rome, Italy. It was built after the victory of the Battle of Lake Regillus ( The Roman victory over the Latin League - 495 BC ).
Details: Gilt Stone
Country of Origin: Italy