Pair of Italian Black Marble Grand Tour Columns, Rome, 18th Century
A very fine pair of Belgium black marble column statuettes sculpted as Trajan's Column and Aurelian’s Column. The column of Trajan (Italian: Colonna Traiana) is a Roman triumphal column located in Rome at the Trajan's Forum, built near the Quirinal Hill, north of the Roman Forum. It commemorates Roman Emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. A continuous narrative band frieze winds up around the tower from base to capital. The relief artistically describes the epic wars between the Romans and Dacians. It portrays Trajan's two victorious military campaigns; the lower half illustrating the first (101–102), and the top half illustrating the second (105–106). The column of Marcus Aurelius (Italian: Colonna di MarCo Aurelio) is a Roman victory column in Piazza Colonna in Rome. It is a Doric column featuring a spiral relief: it was built in honour of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and modeled on Trajan's Column. The price is for the pair, they can be sold separately Measures: Height 33 cm, base 9cm. Shipping complimentary.
Place of origin:
33H x 9W x 9D
12,99H x 3,54W x 3,54D
Creator / Artist:
Galleria Esposito_Colonnine Marmo Nero