Decorative column replica tealight candle holder. The detail is from the upper part of the column.
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Made of Casting Stone with an antique stone finish.
The diameter of the candle is 4.45cm (1 3/4 inches).
Sizes are approximate and may vary between 1-2 inches.
Approx. 100mm (10cm) x 110mm (11cm) depth x 110mm (11cm) depth
The Ionic order forms one of the three orders or organizational systems of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian.
The Ionic order originated in the mid-6th century BC in Ionia, the southwestern coastland and islands of Asia Minor settled by Ionian Greeks, where an Ionian dialect was spoken. The Ionic order column was being practiced in mainland Greece in the 5th century BC. The first of the great Ionic temples was the Temple of Hera on Samos, built about 570 BC–560 BC by the architect Rhoikos. It stood for only a decade before it was leveled by an earthquake. It was in the great sanctuary of the goddess: it could scarcely have been in a more prominent location for its brief lifetime. A longer-lasting 6th century Ionic temple was the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.