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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 288 A

    A ROMAN MARBLE CINERARIUM

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE CINERARIUM
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Of semicircular form, the front with rectangular tabula with five line dedicatory Latin inscription, with foliate swag and pecking birds, the two corners each with ram head and bird, with additional lid
    16 (41.2 cm) high


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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in the 1940s.


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THIS LOT WILL BE REMOVED TO AN OFF-SITE WAREHOUSE AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON THE DAY OF THE SALE - 2 WEEKS FREE STORAGE.