An 18th or 19th Century pair of Grand Tour marble balls on bronze ormolu stands

An exceptional pair of huge marble spheres mounted on stunning bronze ormolu mounts. These pieces are truly spectacular. The marble is in superb condition and has a beautiful grain. Believed to be Italian Grand Tour pieces. The mounts are wonderfully detailed with flourishes, and both human/angelic faces as well as stylised lion heads. These pieces are exceptionally heavy. You will not find another pair so don’t hesitate. Add these statements to your collection today.


32cm overall height

20cm base

Diameter of circular mount 14cm

Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact. Please note: one adornment has been secured with a new bolt. It is unnoticeable when the orb is in situ.

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