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A ROMAN MARBLE COMPOSITE CAPITAL
THE PROPERTY OF AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN MARBLE COMPOSITE CAPITAL

CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN MARBLE COMPOSITE CAPITAL
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Sculpted with two tiers of deeply-drilled, outsplayed and overlapping acanthus leaves, supporting a volute at each corner, the column shaft with tendrils in low relief, the abacus with foliage above bands of egg-and-dart and beading
17½ in. (44.5 cm) high
Provenance
Private Collection, Ticino, Switzerland, 1997.
Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 5-6 December 2001, lot 666.

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