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Fragment of carved foliage

Undated

Marble, probably Italian marble

Height: 38cm
Width: 28cm

Museum number: M1411

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 174help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This fragment is part of a large acanthus leaf from the foliate base of a Roman scroll ornament carved in high relief.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Rome; collected in Rome by Charles Heathcote Tatham for the architect Henry Holland during the 1790s. See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no.52.

Literature

Tatham: Etchings, 10; Drawings, 4.

Associated objects

M1188, another similar


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