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Fragment of enriched moulding

Severan (193-235 AD) or later

Italian marble

Height: 8cm

Museum number: S12

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 100help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This is a fragment of moulding with anthemion enrichment most of which has been broken and cut away. It dates from the Severan period or possibly later, and recalls the Flavian treatment of this motive.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 3, no. 27.

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 8.


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