9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
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.
European Private Collection, 1985.
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