The acanthus ornamentation, beautifully created by the Greeks, was utilized throughout Roman architecture. Some pilasters from Villa de Medici are as perfect specimens of Roman ornament as could be found.
A more stylized version of this ornament became an essential ingredient of the rococo and renaissance revival styles.
Our Medici mosaic design are a compilation from different periods in the evolution of these sumptuous and refined ornaments.
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