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Fragmentary section of a small carved relief panel

Mid 1st century to late 1st century AD

Luna marble

Height: 29cm
Width: 55cm

Museum number: M879

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 153help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

A panel with a moulding strip beneath. The carved area is enriched with scrolled acanthus, sunflower(s), and poppy leaves in conventional arrangement. The moulding at the bottom consists of water-leaf between two fillets. Another fragment in the Soane collection (M567/Vermeule 154) is a continuation of the right of this section.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no.33.


Tatham: Drawings, 1.

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