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This fragment is enriched with rough, deeply shadowed carving, with oak leaves, acorns, and vine and grapes springing in either direction from a vase on which are carved convex volutes. There are several birds in the foliage, pecking at the grapes, and two nude figures - one depicting a long-faced, balding, bearded man.
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 See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no.6.
Tatham: Drawings, 2.
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