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Roman Marble Pilaster Capital

A Western Roman marble lessena in the Corinthian order. It has been carved with a running drill and pointed out with a chisel on the back and top. No repair or restoration.

Flavian, 1st Century AD

Height: 37 cm. (14 9/16 in.)

Width: 56 cm. (22 1/16 in.)

10 cm. (3 15/16 in.)


Acquired by Antiquarium, Ltd. in 1986 from a private New York collection.

Exhibited: BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) Published: Chelsea Art Museum; Italia Arabia (New York, 2008) p.107 Antiquarium Ltd.; Myth and Majesty (New York, 1992)

Comparandum: The British Museum, London reg. no. 1922, 0327.13

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