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This is a stunning Regency Style Corinthian column table lamp.
It is wired, in working order and made in silvered bronze with fluted columns.
This lamp is truly magnificent and will lend your reception or dining room an incredible ambience.
In full working order having been pat tested, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Our reference: 08135a
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.
The Corinthian order is the last developed of the three principal classical orders of ancient Greek and Roman architecture. The other two are the Doric order which was the earliest, followed by the Ionic order. When classical architecture was revived during the Renaissance, two more orders were added to the canon, the Tuscan order and the Composite order. The Corinthian, with its offshoot the Composite, is the most ornate of the orders, characterized by slender fluted columns and elaborate capitals decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls. There are many variations.
The name Corinthian is derived from the ancient Greek city of Corinth, although the style had its own model in Roman practice, following precedents set by the Temple of Mars Ultor in the Forum of Augustus c. 2 AD. It was employed in southern Gaul at the Maison Carrée, Nîmes and at the comparable podium temple at Vienne. Other prime examples noted by Mark Wilson Jones are the lower order of the Basilica Ulpia and the arch at Ancona both of the reign of Trajan, 98–117 AD the column of Phocas re-erected in Late Antiquity but 2nd century in origin, and the Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek c. 150 AD
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