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Above a double fillet either side of an egg and tongue moulding is a honeysuckle palmette pattern. This piece formed part of the roof ornament of a Roman house and is roughly cast from a worn mould.
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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no.85.
Tatham: Etchings, 14; Drawings, 3.
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