Neo Classical Carved Alabaster Covered Urn


  • A fine richly figured Siena marble coloured alabaster urn
  • The urn is crafted from solid alabaster and is in the neo-classical taste
  • The urn was popularised by Robert Adam in his interior schemes
  • This antique urn would be an ideal focal piece for a hall or library in a city or country house
  • Height 22.75 x 10in (58 x 25.5cm)
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A fine neo-classical urn in carved alabaster, the richly figured stone reminiscent of fine Siena marble, the figuratively carved lid with gadrooning, supported on a waisted neck and bulbous body, the shoulders and base with overlapping leaves. Supported on a square base with ropework carved around the circular urn foot.

France, early 20th century

Height 22.75 x 10in (58 x 25.5cm)

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