6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
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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M.S. Arrau, 1950-1960.
with Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, Auktion 5, 23 September 2005, lot 446.
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