Large Indo-Portuguese Gesso and Teak Pilasters
Large Indo-Portuguese Gesso and Teak Pilasters Large Indo-Portuguese Gesso and Teak Pilasters Large Indo-Portuguese Gesso and Teak Pilasters

Large Indo-Portuguese Gesso and Teak Pilasters

Ref: AR4111
These Portuguese colonial pilasters, flanked an altar in an Indian church. Each displays a small, tiered capital over a rosette block and secondary capital with a scroll design. The uprights are hand carved with floral details. The original, old red, painted finish is accented by gilding on the hand carved, decorative elements. They display a patina of the wear of hundreds of years use.
DATE
17th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 20 Depth 8 Height 123 in.
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