11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A LATE ROMAN OR BYZANTINE BASALT COLUMN CAPITAL
SYRIAN, CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
The shaft with two tiers of outturned acanthus leaves, the abacus with scrolling tendrils in raised relief
18 in. (45.7 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
De-accessioned by an East Coast Museum; acquired by the current owner in a New England auction, early 1990s.
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