London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN MARBLE SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
With a rearing centaur in profile to the right, folds of drapery falling over his left shoudler, with drilled details of the face, beard and hair, his muscular torso with recessed navel, mounted
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
Formerly in a French private collection, acquired in the 1970s.
Accompanied by a French passport.
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