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Upper end of an enriched Roman console

Mid-first century to Flavian (69-96 AD)

Marble, probably Italian marble

Height: 12cm
Width: 26cm
Depth: 12cm

Museum number: S73

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 113help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This console is enriched, below a broader fillet-space than on SM M1186, with waterleaf (between the reversed points of which are small "dentils" on a thin fillet line), enriched baluster and acanthus-leaf scroll.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no. 47.

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 14.

Associated objects

M1186, comparison


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