Pair of Italian Painted Altar Display Pedestal Vitrines


Opulent pair of large Italian carved altar pedestal vitrine display shelves or pavilion displays made in the grand neoclassical taste. The pedestals feature a stepped base having four column pillars surmounted by a roof. The frieze is reeded with parcel gilt decoration and has a domed top. The top has acanthus carved designs ending with a large finial. The altars have a beautiful glazed finish with an intentionally aged patina and gilt accents.

Provenance: From the estate of artist Ira Yeager (American 1938-2022) Calistoga, CA.

Dimensions: 23.5"w x 22.5"d x 86"h

Circa: 20th Century, Italy

Materials: Wood

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with an intentionally aged, distressed patina on the glazed finish as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear with chips, scratches, and small losses.

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