Pair of variegated green marble obelisks, of classic form with the tops supported by four metal turtles and rising on a square plinth, Provenance: From the Ligonier, PA estate of Richard Mellon Scaife.
A PAIR OF ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, PORPHYRY AND WHITE MARBLE OBELISKS 19TH CENTURY, LATER MOUNTED Each of typical form, with foliate-cast pricket finial, on ball feet, above a panelled plinth mounted with lion masks and a square stepped plinth base, on foliate-wrapped paw feet 45¾ in. (116 cm.) high; (2)
Pair of antique century neoclassical style specimen marble obelisks. The obelisk is a deep green marble, and the plinths are red marble with diamond shaped shields of cream and dark green alternating on all four sides.