Cette plaque est directement inspirée d'un relief romain découvert dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle dans la villa des Quintili au sud de Rome. Cette scène est elle même inspirée d'un relief hellénistique.
Despite some rust traces, this fireback is in good condition overall.
Others illustrations are available on www.sothebys.com and on request.
Please note handling charges for this lot are approx.30 € + VAT. These charges do not include packing and shipping.
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