"Antique Style Pedestal Table - 19th Century "This bronze pedestal table with marble top is a copy of an antique table representing a Victory with Jupiter’s armor and weapons. This model comes from Pompeii archaeological site which was discovered in 1748. The artefacts from Pompeii and Herculanum excavations lead to the promotion of the taste for the antique style and the creation of antique inspired objects. These objects were ordered by the Grand Tour travelers who brought them back to their country as a souvenir. The visit of antiques sites such as Pompeii and Herculanum was considered as essential for the education of the young artistocrats.