specimen of gorgonian on an ancient column (1) - natural gorgonian and gilded wooden column

Description
specimen of gorgonian on an ancient column (1) - natural gorgonian and gilded wooden column
Solomon Islands

Large natural gorgonian of rare size, mounted on a column carved in gilt wood, at base is a composition of shells in mother-of-pearl. The gorgonian is in good state of preservation, while the column shows some losses to gilding, as shown in pictures.
Gorgonian size: 92 x 125 cm, total height 205 cm approx, column base 42 x 42 cm.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
specimen of gorgonian on an ancient column
Material
natural gorgonian and gilded wooden column
Country of Origin
Solomon Islands
Weight
13 kg
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