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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 307

    AN ITALIAN ROSSO ANTICO MODEL OF THE SARCOPHAGUS FROM THE TOMB OF THE SCIPIOS

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN ROSSO ANTICO MODEL OF THE SARCOPHAGUS FROM THE TOMB OF THE SCIPIOS
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The lid with palm-scrolled ends and centred by a bust of Scipio, the front edge inscribed 'CORNELIVS. CN. F. SCIPIO', the main body Roman Doric entablature above the inscription on a grey granite base
    24 in. (25.5 cm.) high; 12½ in. (32 cm.) wide; 5½ in. (14 cm.) deep


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