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Fragmentary leg of a Roman table

Broadly veined alabaster-type marble

Height: 56cm

Museum number: M860

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 244help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The upper parts of the leg of a large table with a panther head and body curving outward with a vertical back support and leg to the beginning of the paw.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no.31.

Literature

Tatham: Etchings, 2; Drawings, 6.


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