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A Roman Marble Season Sarcophagus Relief Fragment with a Figure of Autumn, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 GBP
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51
A Roman Marble Season Sarcophagus Relief Fragment with a Figure of Autumn, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Season Sarcophagus Relief Fragment with a Figure of Autumn, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
from the right end of the front of a child sarcophagus, carved with the figure of an erote striding to right, holding a crater-shaped fruit basket on his left shoulder and a dead rabbit in his right hand, and wearing a chlamys, his head turned back and up; no restorations.
44 by 17 by 4.5 cm.
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Provenance

Belgian private collection, Brussels, acquired in the 1970s, mounted on a Belgian black marble base characteristic of the 1950s (Galerie Moderne, Brussels, February 27th-28th, 2018, no. 554, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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