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Main section of a candelabrum, decorative shaft, or baetylus

Close-grained Greek marble

Height: 46cm
Circumference: 48cm

Museum number: M66

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 211help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The delicately carved, low relief enrichment comprises large, flat acanthus-leaf sheathings between and behind which rise foliate stalks terminating in leaves and pods carved in a graceful/delicate, natural manner.

This fragment is reminiscent of the 'Hildesheimer Silberfund' and may be Augustan period [Jacqueline Thalmann]

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.


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