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Roman krater vase decorated with low-relief vertical fluting and acanthus with date palm foliage below. The pair of handles set opposite each other have no connecting strip between their bases. This is an interesting variant of the usual small garden-type kraters.

Coarse-grained Greek island marble

Height (including lid and square base): 40cm
Height (bottom of square base to top of vessel): 27 cm
Diameter: 25cm

Museum number: M929

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 260help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.

Literature

Description of Sir John Soane's Museum, 1930, p.82, fig.48 (left centre rear).


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