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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Oscillum, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
49
A Fragmentary Roman Marble Oscillum, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Fragmentary Roman Marble Oscillum, circa 1st Century A.D.
carved on one side in low relief with a maenad moving to right and holding a tympanon, the folds of her garment bellowing at her side, and on the reverse in high relief with the remains of a winged gorgoneion; no restorations.
26 by 27.5 by 9.5 cm.
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Provenance

private collection, early 20th Century (based on variegated green marble socle)
private collection, Estrablin, France, by descent (Sadde, Dijon, March 12th, 2018, no. 19, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

A similar female figure appears on an oscillum from Ostia: A. Bacchetta, Oscilla, 2006, p. 437, no. T90, pl. 13,3.

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