New York, Park Avenue
30 May 1997
A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN CAPITAL
circa 2nd-3rd century a.d.
With two tiers of acanthus leaves, with foliate stems between the upper leaves from which spring the outer and inner helices, the abacus originally with rosettes
19in. (48.25cm.) high
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For a similar capital see no. 4 in Giuliano, ed., Museo Nazionale Romano, Le Sulture, I, 11.
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