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Section of a candelabrum, decorative shaft, or baetylus

Proconnesian marble

Height: 26cm
Circumference: 23.5cm

Museum number: M459

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 206help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Enriched with two orders of palm-leaf sheathing above which rise carved stems with bay leaves and berries.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters.

Literature

Tatham: see refs. for Vermeule 190.


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