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A ROMAN MARBLE CANDELABRUM ELEMENT, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

VAT reduced rateUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

A ROMAN MARBLE CANDELABRUM ELEMENT, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

A ROMAN MARBLE CANDELABRUM ELEMENT, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

A ROMAN MARBLE CANDELABRUM ELEMENT, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.


of baluster form, carved in relief with rows of echeloned overlapping acanthus leaves emerging from a calyx, each exposed leaf in the upper five rows centering a cluster of four berries surmounting a delicately incised stem, a flaring circular tenon below, a mortise on top; no restorations.

Height 71 cm.

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Mrs. D. Compagno, New York, acquired in the 1950s/1960s

Gawain McKinley (1945-1996), New York

Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired from the above in 1988

acquired by the current owner from the above

For related examples in the Capitoline Museums cf. H.-U. Cain, Römische Marmorkandelaber, 1985, p. 178, nos. 80-82. Also see G. B. Waywell, The Lever and Hope Sculptures, 1986, pls. 16-17.