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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    A ROMAN MARBLE IONIC COLUMN CAPITAL

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE IONIC COLUMN CAPITAL
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    With elegant volutes, egg and dart in between, the sides of the volutes ornamented with overlapping petals, the upper surface with three large and one small circular depressions, once conforming to its use
    19¾ in. (50.1 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    M.S. Arrau, 1950-1960.
    with Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, Auktion 5, 23 September 2005, lot 446.