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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 102

    A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN COLUMN CAPITAL

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN COLUMN CAPITAL
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    With three tiers of acanthus leaves, the upper leaves forming the volutes, scrolling foliate motifs between, the abacus with central foliate decorations
    21 3/8 in. (54.2 cm.) high; 72 in. (183 cm.) high on stand


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    Provenance

    with Davidson Gallery, Jermyn St, London, 1970s.
    Private collection, Germany.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION