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A Roman Marble Sarcophagus Relief Bust of a Sea Centaur, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
54
A Roman Marble Sarcophagus Relief Bust of a Sea Centaur, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Sarcophagus Relief Bust of a Sea Centaur, 2nd quarter of the 3rd Century A.D.
from a marine sarcophagus with central portrait medallion, the deity formerly holding a clipeus or shell with both hands, his head turned up and sharply to his right, the eyes with drilled pupils; no restorations.
Height 18 cm.
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Provenance

Sylvie Moriceau, Orange, France, inherited from her great-grandparents
French private collection, Fourques, Gard, acquired from the above in the 1980s
acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

For sarcophagi showing the complete composition see Sotheby's, New York, December 10th, 2009, no. 75 (http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/7338), and December 15th, 2016, no. 62.

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