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FRAGMENT OF THE RIM AND BOWL OF A VASE

Proconnesian marble

Height: 19cm
Width: 24cm
Depth: 5.5cm

Museum number: M618

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 266help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Fragment of a very large krater or cylindrical bowl with wide, smooth lip; the inside surface is smooth. The enrichment from outer rim to body consists of reversed, overlapping waterleaf between two heavy, rolled fillets; the body is delicately carved with slender, curling tendrils and a flattened vine leaf.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Rome; collected 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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no. 53.

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 14, no. 53.


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