Faux Marble Columns in Japan (Part 3 of 3)
This is the final part (see part 1, part 2) of my Japan visit. I’m finishing up the 3 marble columns with a fairly simple overglazing step.
Antique and Vintage Pedestals and Columns - 1,324 For Sale at 1stdibs
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Napoleon III Portor and Carrara Statuary marble mantel with Corinthian columns - Marble
Black Portor marble mantel with detached Corinthian columns with white Carrara marble ornaments creating a remarkable contrast to the speckled gold of the Portor. The pure white base of the capitals support fluted columns that rise up to capitals adorned with acanthus leaves and scrolls. The centre of the entablature bears a shield engraved with the intermingled initials H and R, whilst the fluted frieze echoes the fluting of the columns. The scrolled sides bring an imposing stature to the…
Faux Finishes Portfolio
Hand painted wood and marble finishes (faux finishes) are used to imitate rare, expensive and exotic materials or in the restoration and matching of those existing. Here with a few examples of commissions completed over the last two decades.
Malachite Placemats from Dransfield & Ross
To some, they’re simply crystallized formations made from sedimentary or volcanic rock; to others, they’re majestic sources of mystical