London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN MARBLE CINERARIUM AND LID
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
With heads emerging from acanthus leaves at each corner with swags and carved eagle on either side and a bell-shaped inscribed dedicatory plaque in front
18 in. (46 cm.) high inc. lid
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PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION
Provenance: lots 407-414 were acquired during the late 1960s to early 1970s.
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