Classic Marble Vase

SKU: SCGR4401133
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase
Classic Marble Vase

Classic Marble Vase

SKU: SCGR4401133
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    • Parameters

      Height: 14.8"
      Width: 9"
      Depth: 9"
      Weight: 19.8lbs
      This is a solid cast, not hollow!
    • Material & Features

      Premium white carrara marble cast
      Meticulous surface hand finish to reveal marble particles
      90% marble particles for a cold, natural feel
      Pure white with neutral patina, versatile in any interior
      High artistic quality, timeless, enhances any space

      Suitable outdoors and indoors
    • Origin

      Made in Europe
      • The Charles Townley vase marble sculpture.

        Roman, 2nd century AD

        Found at a villa at Monte Cagnolo, near Rome.

        This marble vase, an adapted form of the Greek volute-krater, is decorated in high relief with a Bacchic scene, featuring the rustic deity Pan, Bacchus, and both male (satyrs) and female (maenads).

        The Townley vase gets its name from the famous collector Charles Townley (AD 1737-1805). Gavin Hamilton, Charles Townley's agent in Italy, describes finding it in numerous fragments together with other sculptures in a large villa at Monte Cagnolo, near Rome, having been '...thrown promiscuously into one room about ten feet under ground'. The Townley vase as you see it today has been reconstructed '...with great attention, as the work deserves.' The restored vase was purchased by Townley for £250 in 1774.

        It was once believed that the Townley vase was one of the main inspirations for the Romantic poet John Keats (1795-1821) when he wrote the famous 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'.

        What men or gods are these? What maidens loth?

        What mad pursuit? What struggle to escape?

        What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy?

        John Keats, 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' (1819)


        Premium Marble Cast

        Our sculptures are produced using a unique and proprietary dry casting process. Crafted with white Carrara marble, over 90% of each finished sculpture is composed of natural marble, giving it the authentic look and feel of genuine marble. Eighty percent of the process is dedicated to hand-finishing the surface. This intensive hand-finishing is essential to bring out the stone particles and enhance the natural stone feel. Each piece is meticulously completed by our skilled artisans, guaranteeing the highest level of craftsmanship and quality.

        Owning one of our Premium White Carrara Marble Cast sculptures is like possessing a genuine piece of European craftsmanship, embodying a tradition of excellence and artistry. Unlike mass-produced alternatives, our sculptures are meticulously hand-finished, ensuring each piece is a unique and superior work of art.

        Elevate your home with a timeless masterpiece. ❤️

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