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Fragment of an ionic capital

Early 2nd century AD

Pentelic marble

Height: 23cm
Width: 62cm

Museum number: M31

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 41help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This capital fragment is a pair with Vermeule 40 (M15), as indicated by the inscription on the Tatham drawing.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no.19. (Soane Archive)

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 12.


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