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Fragment of carved relief: section of a decorated pilaster or an enriched shaft

117-138 AD
Hadrianic, according to Mathea-Förtsch

Close-grained Greek marble

Height: 26cm
Width: 26cm

Museum number: M577

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 145help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Enriched with vine leaves, tendrils and berries leading on stalks from a vertical central stem.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no.74.

Literature

Tatham: Etchings, 11; Drawings, 3.
Mathea-Förtsch, pl. 95, 7, no. 71.


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