An Early 20thC Carved Stone Octagonal Stepped Plinth c.1920-40


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Object Description

The octagonal carved stone plinth, formed in two opposing sections, with four stepped levels, the whole beautifully weathered, and for the display of a sundial, garden statuary or sculpture, and surviving from the first half of twentieth century England.

Object History


Object Literature

The central hole points to this plinth once having either a sundial or piece of statuary attached with an iron rod and it is clear that whatever this once bore was circular in shape due to the ring marks left behind.

Not something one sees on the market often, this is an imposing piece of stone that gives huge gravitas to any piece lucky enough to stand upon it.

Object Condition

The plinth is very heavy, each section weighs approximately 90kgs, and shows a good amount of wear and weathering to the whole with lichen deposits having been outside for a good length of time. There are two corners to one section showing crumbled losses as pictured, with some repairs having been administered to each; our local stone mason can be called out to repair these corners at his cost should you wish to have them thoroughly repaired.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1767 640995
+44 (0)7729 213013

Dealer Location

The Onion Barn
Shoe Cottage
15 High Street
MK44 3NL

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