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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    A ROMAN MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL

    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL
    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Preserving the border from one side of a floor, with a scrolling grape vine on a cream ground, grape leaves and clusters on the vine, with two woven baskets overflowing with fruit
    67¾ in. (172 cm.) X 28 in. (71.1 cm)


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    For a similar example see pp. 305-306 in Cimok, ed., Antioch Mosaics.

    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1985.