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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, THE NETHERLANDS

A Roman Marble Table Support Fragment in the Form of a Winged Goat, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, THE NETHERLANDS

A Roman Marble Table Support Fragment in the Form of a Winged Goat, circa 1st Century A.D.
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Table Support Fragment in the Form of a Winged Goat, circa 1st Century A.D.
with tufts of hair escaping over the chest and forehead, forward-pointing ears, ribbed horns extending backward, and curved wings; no restorations.
36 by 28 by 10 cm.
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Provenance

Jacques Schulman B.V, Amsterdam
Private collection, Amsterdam, acquired from the above on June 1st, 1983

Catalogue Note

For a pair of double-ended table supports, each carved with addorsed winged lion and winged goat, their tails intertwined, see C. Vermeule, "Bench and Tables Supports: Roman Egypt and Beyond," in: W. K. Simpson and W. M. Davis, eds., Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan. Essays in honor of Dows Dunham on the occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980, 1981, fig. 15, and J. Stubbe Ostergaard, Catalogue Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Imperial Rome, 1996, p. 201f., no. 104. For another fragment see Museum of Fine Arts Boston, inv. no. 28.893 (M. Comstock and C. Vermeule III, Sculpture in Stone, Boston, 1976, no. 318) (https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/table-support-in-the-form-of-a-winged-goat-151314).

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