View 1 of Lot 100. A Roman Marble Relief Plaque, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 100. A Roman Marble Relief Plaque, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Marble Relief Plaque, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Relief Plaque, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Relief Plaque, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,048

GBP

A Roman Marble Relief Plaque

circa 2nd Century A.D.


perhaps a pinax, carved on one side within a raised frame with a mask of a barbarian(?) with shaggy beard and unruly hair surmounted by a floppy cap, a tuft of hair escaping on top, and summarily engraved on the other side with the standing figure of a lion facing left; no restorations.

16 by 19 by 3 cm.

private collection, Lyon, France, acquired in the first half of the 20th century
private collection, Lyon, by descent (SVV Bérard-Péron, Lyon, October 6th, 2018, no. 138, illus.)
acquired at the above sale