9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A ROMAN MARBLE COMPOSITE PILASTER CAPITAL
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Carved in high relief, with outsplayed acanthus leaves in two alternating tiers, deeply drilled, a volute at the upper left corner, a projecting knob at the top of the abacus in the form of a downward-facing bearded theater mask
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
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