Timothy Richards Bookends
Timothy Richards bookends are hand crafted in fine gypsum plaster capturing all the features and fine detailing of the Orders of Classical Greek Architecture.
DORIC - The first order of Classical Architecture. The detail is taken directly from the Parthenon, Athens BC447/43.
IONIC - The second order of Classical Architecture. This bookend is characterised by a capital composed of opposing scrolls known as volutes. The detail is taken from the Temple of Athena Nike BC425.
CORINTHIAN - The third order of Classical Architecture. The Corinthian order was adopted by the Romans from the Greeks and was bestowed with the association of beauty and love and was the most popular of the Greek Orders. Detail has been taken from the Temple of Zeus Olympia, Athena, BC174
DORIC/IONIC - The first and third orders of Classical Architecture.
Features:Style: Corinthian Pair, Doric Pair, Ionic Pair, Doric and Ionic Pair
Material: English Fine Gypsum Plaster
Size: L27.9cm x W7.6cm x H22.8cm
Timothy Richards has been running a unique workshop in Bath, England for more than a quarter of a century. Timothy uses a variety of raw materials including fine gypsum plaster, glass, metal and even gold leaf to produce the finest architectural models available in the world today. Made in the UK