Ornately carved marble fountain decorated with three eagles with outstretched wings supported by an elaborate column comprised of putti, Italian dolphins, swags, and sphinx. In the style of Piranesi. Measures: Base 46″ x 32″ diameter. Basin 17″ x 36″ diameter. From the collection of a Newport Rhode Island estate.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Illustrator)
Height: 63 in. (160.02 cm)
Width: 38 in. (96.52 cm)
Depth: 38 in. (96.52 cm)
Style: Neoclassical (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Marble, Carved
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: Late 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1880-1900
Repaired: All marble intact and usable as a fountain. No Cracks. Repair to one putti. Wear consistent with age and use. Marble stable and usable. Some weathering.