London, South Kensington
24 March 2004
AN ENGLISH CARVED STONE JARDINIERE
PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
Of square form with tapering sides, the base with indistinct Latin inscription 'Nec Latial nec nioldel (?)'
17½ in. (43.2 cm.) high
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The Latin inscription literally translates as 'Neither Latial, nor Nioldel - referring to two ditinct periods in Roman history.
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