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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    A ROMAN POLYCHROME MOSAIC PANEL

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN POLYCHROME MOSAIC PANEL
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D. AND LATER
    Showing a gladiator lunging to the right, wearing helmet, short tunic and sandals, gripping a spear and shield, partly restored
    13 x 11½ in. (33 x 29 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Joseph Wenzel (1696-1772) in the 18th Century.

    An ink inscribed collection label on the reverse reads "219 Tableaux appertenent aux Prince Joseph Wences de Lichtenstein".


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein