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Fragmentary section of a carved Roman pilaster or relief panel

Marble, probably Italian marble

Height: 23cm
Width: 25cm
Thickness: 6cm

Museum number: M481

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 176help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This fragment is upside down as mounted in Soane's Museum; the face is carved with a vine stem, tendrils and leaves with a bird perched amongst them.
It is very similar to Soane fragment M727 and may come from the Emperor Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli (Villa Adriana).

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk