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Fragment of the base of a column (M582 is another section of the same base: the two fit together exactly).

117-138 AD
Hadrianic

Pentelic marble

Height: 23cm
Width: 27cm

Museum number: S95

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 76help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This fragment and Soane M582 (Vermeule 77) are from the same base; another two fragments Soane S106 (Vermeule 75) and M590 (Vermeule 78) are from the same or matching bases. In this one and M582 (Vermeule 77) the enrichment is the same, but, particularly in this one, a fluted torus leading into the fluted half cavetto is visible as an upper course.

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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 1, no.25 (showing that some items in Lists 1 and 3 came from a common source).

Literature

Tatham: Etchings, 11; Drawings, 4.


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