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A polished specimen of verd antique
Verd [or verde] antique
Museum number: HR14
Verd antique or verde antique, from the Italian meaning 'ancient green' is a type of stone, sometimes erroneously described as a marble, popular since Roman times as a facing material. This block is used by Soane as a plinth for a vase, SM HR15.
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