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A solid marble Roman sculptured vase with lid and pedestal

Pavonazzetto marble

Height (excluding modern square marble base): 28cm, maximum
Circumference: 44.5cm

Museum number: X96

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 258help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

This piece is a solid, ovoid shaped vase to which a turned lid and pedestal have been attached. It is probably a piece of decorative sculpted ornament from a villa or garden scheme.

Provenance help-art-provenance

In Soane's collection by 1811 when it is shown in J.M. Gandy watercolour view of the Museum P384.


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