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Old Antefix Akrokeramo Greece Greek Ceramic Rare Corner from Evia Chalkis

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Seller: tefekiour (2,138) 100%, Location: ATHENS, ATTICA, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 332048079765 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Old Antefix - Acroter - Akrokeramo They were used to decorate the top of the roofs of the public buildings and the privet houses. The antefix is a typical architectural element, frequently used in the Greek neoclassical architecture between 1860-1910. This Antefix was decorating the Corner of a building which makes it rare as there are only four corners at a building. (SEE LAST PHOTO AS AN EXAPLE) This particular Antefix is from Evia Chalkida ( Euboae ) This Antefix is called in Greece "Kalogria" or "Anthemio" it represents Floral designs and it has been made in Evia Chalkis at 1890. Height: 29cm Length: 22cm Width: 17cm Pounds: 3kg Good Condition You can now use it to decorate your office or your yard - garden and you can also use them as wall decorations or book holder. An antefix (from Latin antefigere, to fasten before) is a vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of the roof of a tiled roof. In grand buildings the face of each stone ante-fix was richly carved, often with the anthemion ornament. In less grand buildings moulded ceramic ante-fixae, usually terracotta, might be decorated with figures or other ornament.They were found on many large buildings, including private houses. SHIPPING FOR ONE ANTEFIX IS 45$ FOR CONDITION PLEASE SEE PHOTOS PAYMENT WITHIN SEVEN DAYS Please check out my other items! <div style="text-align:center"><a style="text-decoration:none" href="http://mostpopular.sellathon.com/?id=AC1277260"><img src="http://www.sellathon.com/Resources/Images/countercredit.gif" border="0"></a></div>

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