Pair of Italian Louis XVI style floor-standing carved torchiere pedestals, the fluted column shaft draped with carved garland swag supported on intricately carved s-scrolled tripod base surmounted by three acorn finials, the pedestal resting on a conforming tripod shaped plinth.


The rococo style went out of fashion before King Louis XV's death. Inspired by the rediscovery of ancient Pompeii, Neoclassical design brought back a return of Greco-Roman style in furniture and architecture. The style slowly transitioned 

from the charming organic forms to geometric shapes and classic round tapering leg resembling a Greek or Roman column superseded ornate cabriole legs. Louis XVI's reign began in 1774, his queen Marie-Antoinette was a lover of the arts had much influence over this style. This 18th century design is timeless and elegant, but understated; complimenting a classical setting, or adding exuberant contrasting highlights to modern and contemporary interior settings. 


Place of Origin: Italy

Style: Neoclassical

Period: Late 19th Century

Dimensions: 58 in. H X 11.5 in. Dia

Condition: Excellent Condition

Wear: Wear Consitent with Age and Use 

Pair of Neoclassical Style Floor Standing Torchiere Pedestals, Italy 1880

SKU: A102500

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