During the age of the Grand Tour, wealthy visitors to Italy and Greece were immersed in the study of classic culture. Though found in Mughal, Chinese, and other cultures in altered detail and dimensions, the cupola became most commonly associated with iconic Roman creations. Graceful and elegant proportions, in balanced equilibrium of height, width, and depth, form an image of classical architecture in its purest form.
Inspired by the Age of Sail, exploration, science, and cartography, and with a commitment to quality and intrigue, Authentic Models offers a collection with the character of authenticity. Made by artisans using time-honored skills, these pieces enrich a room, and the people in it, with a profound spirit of history and nostalgia.