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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    A ROMAN MARBLE SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT WITH LION HEAD

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT WITH LION HEAD
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    With the upper part of the face of the lion with wide flat nose, remains of curling mane on the left, mounted
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner, prior to 1988.