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A Roman Marble Finial, circa 2nd Century A.D.

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

2,400

to
- 3,500 GBP

A Roman Marble Finial, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Finial, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

2,400

to
- 3,500 GBP

A Roman Marble Finial

circa 2nd Century A.D.


of pear-shaped form, carved in relief with two rows of overlapping acanthus leaves and terminating in a flat knob; no restorations.

Height 19 cm.

As shown. A third of knob's edge chipped off. Most ends of acanthus leaves either chipped or abraded or both. Some weathering on one side; otherwise vibrant surface. Areas of light incrustation and root-marks. Drilled and mounted on a wood base.


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Swiss private collection, 1980s
Tom Swope Gallery, Hudson, New York
acquired from the above in 2018